Study Explores Gender Differences in Pediatric Melanoma
Among children and adolescents diagnosed with melanoma, females had higher rates of superficial spreading disease, while males were more frequently affected by nodular melanoma. In addition, male gender was independently associated with increased mortality, but age was not. Those are key findings from a retrospective cohort analysis of nearly 5,000 records from the National Cancer Database.
@ajantika There are multiple studies from primarily adult populations showing females with melanoma have a different presentation and better outcomes than males