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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schubert-Fritschle, Gabriele; Schlesinger-Raab, Anne; Hein, Rüdiger; Stolz, Wilhelm; Volkenandt, Matthias; Hölzel, Dieter; Engel, Jutta 
Title:
Quality of life and comorbidity in localized malignant melanoma: results of a German population-based cohort study. 
Abstract:
Incidences of malignant melanoma continue to increase in fair-skinned populations. At least 80% of patients are diagnosed with localized disease and can expect a 5-year relative survival rate of>90%. Given that the median age at diagnosis of malignant melanoma is 59 years, many patients already suffer chronic diseases when they are confronted with cancer.The aim of this study was to analyze the effect of additional chronic diseases on health-related quality of life (QoL) in a population-based co...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Int J Dermatol 
Year:
2013 
Journal volume:
52 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
693-704 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0011-9059 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie