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Uveal melanoma in England: Trends over time and geographical variation

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Aims: Uveal melanoma is the commonest primary intraocular malignancy in adults, and leads to death in approximately half of patients. The Aim: was to report on trends over time and geographical variation in rates of uveal melanoma in England. Method:s Analysis of admissions for uveal melanoma, using linked English national hospital episode statistics, available from 1999 to 2010, and the Oxford record linkage study (ORLS), before that, from 1979 to 1998. Results: The annual rate of people adm...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
British Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume:
96
Issue:
11
Pages:
1415-1419
Publication date:
2012-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-2079
ISSN:
0007-1161
URN:
uuid:cdd1420f-7009-493d-bf3d-f4bfcfdc5aa6
Source identifiers:
359828
Local pid:
pubs:359828
Language:
English

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