Changes Over Time in Cases of Head/Neck Melanoma Among Kids, Teens, Young People in US, Canada

JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2019

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What The Study Did: This observational study looked at changes in new cases of head and neck melanoma among children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. and Canada over a 20-year period from 1995 to 2014.

Authors: Haley N. Bray, M.D., of the Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.2769)

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