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dc.contributor.authorPratt, C B
dc.contributor.authorPalmer, Michael K
dc.contributor.authorThatcher, Nick
dc.contributor.authorCrowther, Derek
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-21T14:27:50Z
dc.date.available2010-07-21T14:27:50Z
dc.date.issued1981-01-15
dc.identifier.citationMalignant melanoma in children and adolescents. 1981, 47 (2):392-7 Canceren
dc.identifier.issn0008-543X
dc.identifier.pmid7459827
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10541/108068
dc.description.abstractThirty-one children and adolescents with malignant melanoma were treated at the Christie Hospital and Holt Radium Institute between 1945 and 1977. Locations of primary lesions included head-neck 14, trunk nine, and extremity eight. Twenty-five patients had clinically localized tumor at diagnosis, four had regional disease, and two had generalized tumor. Surgery was the primary modality of therapy. Fifteen patients survive without active disease from two years to more than 18 years, and 16 patients died of disease.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.subjectCancer Metastasisen
dc.subjectSkin Canceren
dc.subject.meshAdolescent
dc.subject.meshAdult
dc.subject.meshChild
dc.subject.meshChild, Preschool
dc.subject.meshFemale
dc.subject.meshHumans
dc.subject.meshInfant
dc.subject.meshMale
dc.subject.meshMelanoma
dc.subject.meshNeoplasm Metastasis
dc.subject.meshPrognosis
dc.subject.meshSkin Neoplasms
dc.titleMalignant melanoma in children and adolescents.en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.journalCanceren
html.description.abstractThirty-one children and adolescents with malignant melanoma were treated at the Christie Hospital and Holt Radium Institute between 1945 and 1977. Locations of primary lesions included head-neck 14, trunk nine, and extremity eight. Twenty-five patients had clinically localized tumor at diagnosis, four had regional disease, and two had generalized tumor. Surgery was the primary modality of therapy. Fifteen patients survive without active disease from two years to more than 18 years, and 16 patients died of disease.


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