Analysis of melanoma in US by age groups

November 13, 2019

What The Study Did: This study used registry data to determine annual rates of melanoma in pediatric, adolescent, young adult and adult age groups, and the findings suggest an apparent decrease among adolescent and young adults between 2006 and 2015 but increases in older adults.

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Authors: Jennifer M. Gardner M.D., of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2019.3353)

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