Published in Cancer Weekly, November 16th, 2004
According to investigators in Italy, "Trends of mortality from cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM) between 1960 and 1999 in several European countries and the European Union (EU) as a whole have been reviewed, using death certification data for skin cancer available from the World Health Organization.
"Separate analyses were performed for young (i.e., age 20-44 years) and middle-aged (i.e., age 45-64 years) adults, among whom around 80-90% of skin cancer deaths are attributable to CMM."
"After steady rises between 1960 and 1990," reported C. Bosetti and coworkers, "skin cancer...
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