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Epidemiology of melanoma in Puerto Rico, 1987-2002.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Puerto Rico health sciences journal
Publication Date
Volume
26
Issue
4
Pages
343–348
Identifiers
PMID: 18246962
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

Melanoma incidence rates continue to increase in Puerto Rico. This, in combination with an increase in the diagnosis of thin melanomas, suggests that the stable mortality rates may be due, in part, to earlier diagnosis and improved overall prognosis.

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