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Multivariate risk score for recurrence of cutaneous basal cell carcinomas.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6847215     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Multiple logistic analysis relating prognostic factors to risk of recurrence was performed for 1,417 basal cell carcinomas treated from 1955 to 1969 at New York University. The overall five-year recurrence rates by therapy were as follows: curettage-electrodesiccation, 26.0% (197/758); x-ray therapy, 9.7% (40/412); and surgical excision, 9.3% (23/247). Results for each treatment subgroup indicated that increasing lesion diameter and location of the lesion on various sites of the head, especially the nose, were associated with an increased risk of recurrence, whereas lesion location on the neck, trunk, limbs, or genitalia was associated with a decreased risk of recurrence. Additional significant factors correlated with increased risk were as follows: among patients treated with x-irradiation, male sex, and, among those treated by curettage-electrodesiccation, prior therapy and increasing patient age.
Authors:
N Dubin; A W Kopf
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of dermatology     Volume:  119     ISSN:  0003-987X     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Dermatol     Publication Date:  1983 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-06-10     Completed Date:  1983-06-10     Revised Date:  2008-03-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372433     Medline TA:  Arch Dermatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  373-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Carcinoma, Basal Cell / radiotherapy,  surgery*
Curettage
Desiccation
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local*
Risk
Skin Neoplasms / radiotherapy,  surgery*
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
CA-16087/CA/NCI NIH HHS

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