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Prevalence of a History of Skin Cancer in 2007

Prevalence of a History of Skin Cancer in 2007 STUDY Results of an Incidence-Based Model Robert S. Stern, MD Objectives: To estimate the 2007 person prevalence of Setting: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) 2007 data, National Cancer Institute Skin Cancer Incidence data common types of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC), (1977-1978), and SEER data. basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carci- noma (SCC), or both, in the United States using an in- Main Outcome Measure: Incidence-based estimate cidence-based mathematical model; and to compare the of prevalence of NMSC and melanoma and patient re- prevalence of skin cancer with that of other common ports of a history of skin and selected other cancers. cancers. Results: Approximately 13 million white non-Hispanics Design: I developed a mathematical model to estimate the living in the United States at the beginning of 2007 have prevalence of NMSC in the United States in 2007. This had at least 1 NMSC. About 1 in 5 seventy-year-olds have model used age-specific incidence data adjusted to reflect had NMSCs, and most of those affected have had multiple changes in incidence from 1957 to 2006, the age distribu- NMSCs. In the 2007 NHIS estimates, only 5 million per- tion of the population from 1957 to 2006, and the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Dermatology American Medical Association

Prevalence of a History of Skin Cancer in 2007

JAMA Dermatology , Volume 146 (3) – Mar 1, 2010

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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2010 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
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2168-6068
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2168-6084
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10.1001/archdermatol.2010.4
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Abstract

STUDY Results of an Incidence-Based Model Robert S. Stern, MD Objectives: To estimate the 2007 person prevalence of Setting: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) 2007 data, National Cancer Institute Skin Cancer Incidence data common types of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC), (1977-1978), and SEER data. basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carci- noma (SCC), or both, in the United States using an in- Main Outcome Measure: Incidence-based estimate cidence-based mathematical model; and to compare the of prevalence of NMSC and melanoma and patient re- prevalence of skin cancer with that of other common ports of a history of skin and selected other cancers. cancers. Results: Approximately 13 million white non-Hispanics Design: I developed a mathematical model to estimate the living in the United States at the beginning of 2007 have prevalence of NMSC in the United States in 2007. This had at least 1 NMSC. About 1 in 5 seventy-year-olds have model used age-specific incidence data adjusted to reflect had NMSCs, and most of those affected have had multiple changes in incidence from 1957 to 2006, the age distribu- NMSCs. In the 2007 NHIS estimates, only 5 million per- tion of the population from 1957 to 2006, and the

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JAMA DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 1, 2010

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