Lifetime risk of melanoma in CDKN2A mutation carriers in a population-based sample Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Genes, p16
  • Germ-Line Mutation
  • Melanoma
  • Skin Neoplasms

abstract

  • CDKN2A mutation carriers in the general population have a much lower risk of melanoma than that suggested by estimates obtained from multiple-case families. The preponderance of familial clustering of melanoma occurs in families without identifiable mutations in CDKN2A.

authors

publication date

  • October 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/jnci/dji312

PubMed ID

  • 16234564

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1507

end page

  • 15

volume

  • 97

number

  • 20