Letters Bad medicine: melanoma

Full, not selective, information needed for melanoma risk

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d6123 (Published 27 September 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d6123
  1. Mileham Hayes, physician1
  1. 1Buranda, Brisbane, QLD 4102, Australia
  1. mgh{at}internode.on.net

Spence may be guilty of the same “whiff of propaganda” and contradictions that he alleges from others.1

UK melanoma figures are 54% for head, neck, and limbs (38% trunk) in men and 77% (17% trunk) in women. In the west of Scotland, 69% of melanomas occurred on the face, whereas only 55% did so …

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