Trends in the incidence of cutaneous malignant melanoma in New South Wales, 1983-1996.

@article{Marrett2001TrendsIT,
  title={Trends in the incidence of cutaneous malignant melanoma in New South Wales, 1983-1996.},
  author={Loraine D. Marrett and Hoa L. Nguyen and Bruce Konrad Armstrong},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2001},
  volume={92 3},
  pages={457-62}
}
The incidence of cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM) has been rising in fair-skinned populations throughout the world for decades. The upward trend may, however, finally be slowing in some of these populations. Recent (1983-1996) CMM incidence trends for a high incidence area (New South Wales, Australia) have been examined according to gender, age group, body site and tumour thickness. Despite continuing upward trends in older age groups, particularly among men (e.g., 7.20% increase per year in… CONTINUE READING