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study of malignant melanoma in Northern Ireland. by Lynn Gaye Gordon

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Thesis (Ph. D.)--The Queen"s University of Belfast, 1983.

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The results of two 5-year studies, for and , of cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM) in Northern Ireland show changes in the presentation of the disease. Although there is some evidence of earlier diagnosis, the rise in incidence has produced an overall increase in the number of cases with advanced by: 8.   Read more about skin cancer (melanoma), including incidence and survival statistics on Northern Ireland Cancer Registry website; Outlook for melanoma. The age-standardised survival for men in Northern Ireland diagnosed with malignant melanoma between was per cent at five years.   A recent study reported a significant decrease in melanoma mortality among women in Northern Ireland for the recent years. 28 However, this observation was difficult to interpret because results were not adjusted for multiple comparisons. In the present report, the plausibility of this shift is supported by similar downward trend in thick Cited by:   Half of people diagnosed with advanced melanoma, which once had dismal survival rates, are now living for five years or more when they receive a combination immunotherapy treatment, a study has shown.

Intrauterine, early life and maternal exposures may have important consequences for cancer development in later life. The aim of this study was to exa. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Summary Three hundred and four suspected cases of malignant melanoma diagnosed in Northern Ireland over a 5 year period have been reviewed. Two hundred and forty fulfilled the diagnostic criteria of invasive cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM) and were accepted as suitable for analysis . A retrospective study of all cases of iris melanoma in Northern Ireland over a year period was undertaken. A total of 18 cases were identified. Of these, nine were histologically proved to be iris melanomas of various types. Within the period of follow-up two patients died from metastatic deposits.   Deaths from malignant melanoma in each part of the British Isles between and have been examined. There has been a substantial increase of deaths among women in each part, and an increase of similar magnitude among men in all areas except Northern Ireland. It is suggested that this difference requires further study.

  Our population-based study included all incident cases of BCC (14 ), SCC () and melanoma () reported to the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry between and Compared with the general population, the incidence of new primaries after BCC or SCC was increased by 9 and 57%, respectively. Abstract. Three hundred and four suspected cases of malignant melanoma diagnosed in Northern Ireland over a 5 year period have been reviewed. Two hundred and forty fulfilled the diagnostic criteria of invasive cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM) and were accepted as suitable for analysis an incidence of   Worldwide, about (17%) cases of all newly diagnosed primary malignant cancers (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer) are cases of cutaneous melanoma, and about 55 cancer deaths (07% of all cancer deaths) are due to cutaneous melanoma annually. Relative survival was highest in Northern Ireland (907%) and Switzerland (904%. The results of two 5-year studies, for and , of cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM) in Northern Ireland show changes in the presentation of the disease. Although there is some evidence of earlier diagnosis, the rise in incidence has produced an overall increase in the number of cases with advanced disease.