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Featured in NEJM Journal Watch: Melanoma Mortality Has Tripled in Older Men — Physician’s First Watch

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January 14, 2014

Featured in NEJM Journal Watch: Melanoma Mortality Has Tripled in Older Men

By the NEJM Journal Watch Editors

Since 1950, melanoma incidence has increased more than 20-fold in older men, and the rate of associated mortality in men has tripled, according to a study of Connecticut Tumor Registry data in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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JACK EISERT Physician, Dermatology

Early neglect of sun avoidance may explain.

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