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journal article 
Author(s):
Joosse, A; de Vries, E; Eckel, R; Nijsten, T; Eggermont, AM; Hölzel, D; Coebergh, JW; Engel, J; Munich Melanoma Group; Volkenandt, M; Ring, J; Hein, R; Stolz, W 
Title:
Gender differences in melanoma survival: female patients have a decreased risk of metastasis. 
Abstract:
Female melanoma patients generally exhibit significantly longer survival than male patients. This population-based cohort study aimed to investigate gender differences in survival and disease progression across all stages of cutaneous melanoma. A total of 11,774 melanoma cases extracted from the Munich Cancer Registry (Germany), diagnosed between 1978 and September 2007, were eligible to enter the study. Hazard ratios (HRs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs), adjusted for tumor and patient chara...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Invest Dermatol 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
131 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
719-26 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0022-202X 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie