Childhood melanoma survival Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adult Children
  • Communication
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Health Education
  • Melanoma
  • Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced
  • Professional-Family Relations
  • Skin Neoplasms

abstract

  • Children with melanoma are at significant risk of dying of their disease. Survival is similar to that seen among adults and depends on stage at presentation. The survival advantage observed for adult females is not seen among children.

publication date

  • February 1999

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0142(19990201)85:3<750::AID-CNCR26>3.0.CO;2-5

PubMed ID

  • 10091749

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 750

end page

  • 4

volume

  • 85

number

  • 3