oa South African Medical Journal - Basal-cell carcinoma: speculations on possible factors influencing its low incidence among the non-European races in South Africa
|Article Title||Basal-cell carcinoma: speculations on possible factors influencing its low incidence among the non-European races in South Africa|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town|
|Publication Date||May 1959|
|Pages||394 - 397|
|Keyword(s)||Aetiology, Basal-cell carcinoma, Dermatology, Epidemiology, Incidence, Influencing factors, Low incidence, Non-European races and Oncology|
The observations of a group of workers at a clinic conducted at Cape Town for the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of cutaneous neoplasms are discussed, with special reference to basal-cell carcinoma, its nature and its occurrence in sites where the sebaceous glands are most profuse and mainly on the parts of the body exposed to light.
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