John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Comparison of quality of life between melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer patients Volume 29, numéro 2, March-April 2019


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1 Clinical Epidemiology Unit, IDI-IRCCS,
2 Dermatology Unit, “Cristo Re” General Hospital,
3 Melanoma Unit, IDI-IRCCS,
4 Day Surgery Unit, IDI-IRCCS, Roma, Italy
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a These authors contributed equally
  • Mots-clés : GHQ-12, melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancer, quality of life, Skindex
  • DOI : 10.1684/ejd.2019.3523
  • Page(s) : 185-91
  • Année de parution : 2019


The impact of skin cancers on patients’ health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is often overlooked, and direct comparisons between melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) are rare. Objectives: The aim of this study was to compare HRQoL in patients with melanoma and NMSC.