Cancer trends - Melanoma

Publication date: 
January, 2011
Related staff: 
Dr Sandra Deady (former staff)
Dr Harry Comber (former staff)

This report provides an overview of melanoma in Ireland. 90% of invasive melanoma arises in the skin, 5% in the eye and the remainder in a variety of sites including vulva (0.5%) nasal cavity (0.4%) and anus (0.2%). In 2008 there were 443 invasive and 226 in situ melanomas in women and 372 invasive and 159 in situ melanomas in men.

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