Quantifying lifetime exposure to ultraviolet radiation in the epidemiology of cutaneous malignant melanoma [electronic resource] : A pilot study
- Washington, D.C. : United States. Dept. of Energy, 1992.
Oak Ridge, Tenn. : Distributed by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, U.S. Dept. of Energy.
- Physical Description:
- 21 pages : digital, PDF file
- Additional Creators:
- Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, United States. Department of Energy, and United States. Department of Energy. Office of Scientific and Technical Information
- Restrictions on Access:
- Free-to-read Unrestricted online access
- This pilot study uses a unique method to calculate cumulative lifetime exposure to, ultraviolet radiation-b to determine if this refined method would indicate differences in lifetime cumulative UVB exposure between age and sex matched controls. Forty-four age and sex matched cases and controls demonstrated no significant difference in mean cumulative lifetime UVB exposure based on the duration and location of residence. This pilot study suggests that further analysis of the dataset should be conducted to determine if the cumulative lifetime exposure hypothesis is of primary importance regarding the association between UVB exposure and development of cutaneous malignant melanoma.
- Report Numbers:
- E 1.99:lbl--32745
- Other Subject(s):
- Published through SciTech Connect.
Selvin, S.; Lea, C.S.; Buffler, P.A.; Berwick, M.; Scotto, J.
- Type of Report and Period Covered Note:
- Topical; 10/01/1992 - 10/01/1992
- Funding Information:
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