Evidence-Based Dermatology: Research Commentary
December 2005

Another Paradigm Lost or Just a Paradox?

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Copyright 2005 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2005

Arch Dermatol. 2005;141(12):1587-1588. doi:10.1001/archderm.141.12.1587

Commentary on: Sun exposure and mortality from melanoma.

Berwick M, Armstrong BK, Ben-Porat L, Fine J, Kricker A, Eberle C, Barnhill R

J Natl Cancer Inst. 2005;97:195-199.

Question: Is chronic sun exposure associated with increasing survival in patients with cutaneous melanoma?

Design: Follow-up study of a cohort of melanoma cases originally enrolled in a case-control study in 1987-1989.

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