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An observational study comparing trends in melanoma mortality in regions with and without screening
Version of Record online: 19 APR 2012
Copyright © 2012 American Cancer Society
Volume 118, Issue 21, pages 5395–5402, 1 November 2012
How to Cite
Katalinic, A., Waldmann, A., Weinstock, M. A., Geller, A. C., Eisemann, N., Greinert, R., Volkmer, B. and Breitbart, E. (2012), Does skin cancer screening save lives?. Cancer, 118: 5395–5402. doi: 10.1002/cncr.27566
Implementation and conduct of the 12-month SCREEN project was supported by German Cancer Aid (Deutsche Krebshilfe e. V.), the National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians (Kassenaerztliche Bundesvereinigung), and the head associations of health insurance funds (Spitzenverbaende der Krankenkassen).
A.K. planned the study, did the data collection and descriptive data analysis, and drafted the article. A.W. helped to draft the article and provided oversight for the literature review. M.A.W. and A.C.G. critically revised the article, contributed to the literature, and provided substantial input to the discussion. N.E. was responsible for the statistical analysis. R.G. and B.V. critically revised the article. E.B. coordinated the study group, contributed to the design of the study, and helped to interpret and write the article.
- Issue online: 19 OCT 2012
- Version of Record online: 19 APR 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 29 FEB 2012
- Manuscript Revised: 23 FEB 2012
- Manuscript Received: 23 JAN 2012
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