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Important Facts for Melanoma Incidence

Definition

Cancer incidence are all cases of malignant melanoma diagnosed.

Numerator

All cases of malignant melanoma

Denominator

Total number of residents in North Carolina

Why Is This Important?

Melanoma was the fifth most frequently occurring cancer in North Carolina from 2006 to 2010.

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