The anatomical distribution of skin cancers

Dennis K. Pearl, Elizabeth L. Scott

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The relative density of skin tumours by anatomical siste has been drawn from a variety of clinical studies and tumour registry investigations. The data sources are remarkably consistent and support current theories implicating chronic solar exposure in the development of non-melanoma and intense exposure for melanoma tumours.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)502-506
Number of pages5
JournalInternational journal of epidemiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1986

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Epidemiology


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