Cancer Epidemiol 2017 12 14;51:44-48. Epub 2017 Oct 14.
Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medical Sciences, Örebro University, SE 701 82 Örebro, Sweden; Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden; Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College, WC1E 6BT London, UK.
: To evaluate the association of acne in late adolescence with the risk for subsequent malignant melanoma (MM) in men.Methods
: Swedish register-based cohort study of 242,096 males born between 1952 and 1956, who took part in compulsory assessments for Swedish military conscription in late adolescence between 1969 and 1975, with subsequent diagnoses of MM (n=1,058) up to December 31, 2009. Covariates included measures of childhood circumstances and information from adolescence on presence of acne, physical fitness, cognitive function, body mass index (BMI), and a summary of diagnoses. Read More