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The National Comprehensive Cancer Network distress thermometer as a screening tool for the evaluation of quality of life in uveal melanoma patients

In patients with uveal melanoma, researchers evaluated quality of life (QoL) status through the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) distress thermometer as a psycho-oncological screening tool.

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Second primary melanomas in a cohort of 977 melanoma patients within the first 5 years of monitoring

In this prospective cohort study, researchers quantified the risk and examined the time of occurrence of second primary melanoma (SPM). In addition, they identified risk factors for SPM and evaluated the usefulness of total body photography (TBP) and digital dermatoscopic documentation (DDD) for SPM detection.

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Cigarette smoking and the risk of cutaneous melanoma: A case-control study

Researchers conducted a large case-control study to re-examine the risk of melanoma in relation to cigarette smoking.

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A risk prediction model for development of subsequent primary melanoma in a population-based cohort

Researchers created a risk prediction model based on the demographic, phenotypic, histopathologic, sun exposure and genomic risk factors for subsequent primary melanoma to guide skin surveillance.

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