Prognostic significance of mitotic rate in localized primary cutaneous melanoma: An analysis of patients in the multi-institutional american joint committee on cancer melanoma staging database Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Melanoma
  • Mitotic Index
  • Neoplasm Staging
  • Skin Neoplasms

abstract

  • A high mitotic rate in a primary melanoma is associated with a lower survival probability. Among the independent predictors of melanoma-specific survival, mitotic rate was the strongest prognostic factor after tumor thickness.

publication date

  • June 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3107741

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2010.31.5812

PubMed ID

  • 21519009

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2199

end page

  • 205

volume

  • 29

number

  • 16