Epidemiology of basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma of the skin

van der Pols, J.C. (2011). Epidemiology of basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma of the skin. In Drummer, Reinhard G., Pittelkow, Mark R., Iwatsuki, Keiji, Green, Adele and Elwan, Nagwa M (Ed.), Skin Cancer – A world-wide Perspective (pp. 3-12) Berlin: Springer-Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-05072-5_1


Author van der Pols, J.C.
Title of chapter Epidemiology of basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
Title of book Skin Cancer – A world-wide Perspective
Place of Publication Berlin
Publisher Springer-Verlag
Publication Year 2011
Sub-type Research book chapter (original research)
DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-05072-5_1
Year available 2011
ISBN 9783642050718
9783642050725
3642050719
3642050727
Editor Drummer, Reinhard G.
Pittelkow, Mark R.
Iwatsuki, Keiji
Green, Adele
Elwan, Nagwa M
Chapter number 1.1
Start page 3
End page 12
Total pages 10
Total chapters 5
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
Although often collectively named “keratinocyte skin cancers” or less specifically “non-melanoma skin cancers”, basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) are two quite different skin cancer types each with distinct epidemiological features, ranging from different typical age of onset, to different mortality rates, to different causal pathways.
Q-Index Code B1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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Collection: School of Public Health Publications
 
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