The Odds of Stage IV Melanoma Diagnoses Based on Socioeconomic Factors.

The Odds of Stage IV Melanoma Diagnoses Based on Socioeconomic Factors.

Publication date: May 12, 2019

When diagnosed at stage 0-I, melanoma has a 5-year survival rate of 92% to 100% in comparison with stage IV, which has a 5-year survival rate of 15% to 20%.

The objective of this article is to identify what socioeconomic and demographic factors were associated with increased odds in receiving a delayed melanoma diagnosis.

This study analyzed the odds of 108,628 patients from the National Cancer Database who were diagnosed between 2004 and 2012 with American Joint Committee on Cancer stage 0-I and stage IV based on race, sex, insurance type, income, facility type, and education.

We identified significantly ( P 

Dick, M., Aurit, S., and Silberstein, P. The Odds of Stage IV Melanoma Diagnoses Based on Socioeconomic Factors. 22601. 2019 J Cutan Med Surg.

Concepts Keywords
Demographic Cancer staging
Insurance Five-year survival rate
Melanoma Clinical medicine
Socioeconomic Cancer
Health
RTT
Melanoma
Medicine
I melanoma

Semantics

Type Source Name
gene UNIPROT AMACR
disease DOID Cancer
disease MESH Cancer
disease MESH Diagnoses
pathway BSID Melanoma
disease DOID Melanoma
disease MESH Melanoma

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