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Personal history of endometriosis and risk of cutaneous melanoma in a large prospective cohort of French women.

Authors
  • Kvaskoff, Marina
  • Mesrine, Sylvie
  • Fournier, Agnès
  • Boutron-Ruault, Marie-Christine
  • Clavel-Chapelon, Françoise
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of Internal Medicine
Publisher
American Medical Association
Publication Date
Oct 22, 2007
Volume
167
Issue
19
Pages
2061–2065
Identifiers
PMID: 17954799
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These data provide the strongest evidence to date of a positive association between a history of endometriosis and melanoma risk. The association between fibroma and melanoma, which has not been previously described, warrants further investigation.

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