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Basal cell carcinomas on sun-protected vs. sun-exposed body sites: A comparison of phenotypic and environmental risk factors

Khalesi, Mohammad; Whiteman, David C; Rosendahl, Cliff; Johns, Richard; Hackett, Timothy; Cameron, Alan; Waterhouse, Mary; Kimlin, Michael; Neale, Rachel; Lucas, Robyn

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Summary: Background: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in White populations. There are indications that risk factors for BCC may differ according to the anatomic site of the tumour but this is not well understood. Purpose: To compare phenotypic and environmental risk factors for BCCs arising on sun-protected sites with that of those on sun-exposed sites. Methods: We conducted a case-case study in which people who had been diagnosed with incident BCC were recruited...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/68322
Source: Photodermatology Photoimmunology and Photomedicine
DOI: 10.1111/phpp.12170

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