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Oral Presentations: American Head and Neck Society
August 2006

S053 Epidemiology and Prognostic Factors of Cutaneous Head and Neck Melanoma: Population-Based Study

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):850. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.850-b

University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario;

University of Alberta, Edmonton

Objective: Study objective was to describe the epidemiology of cutaneous head and neck melanoma (CHNM), and to identify factors associated with mortality from this disease.

Design: Population-based cohort study.

Setting: Patients treated for CHNM in Ontario between 1994 and 2002 were identified through a provincial cancer registry. A Cox proportional-hazards regression model was used to analyze the data.

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