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Table 3 Univariate analyses of prognostic factors for DFS in patients with malignant melanoma

From: Clinical presentation, histology, and prognoses of malignant melanoma in ethnic Chinese: A study of 522 consecutive cases

Factors Median DFS (months) P value
Histological type   
   ALM 20.0 0.716
   NM 20.0  
   SSM 28.0  
   LMM 16.0  
   MCM 17.0  
   Unclassifiable 16.0  
Primary location   
   Trunk 25.0 0.721
   H&N 16.0  
   Palmoplantar/Subungual 20.0  
   Upper/Lower limb 21.0  
   Mucosal 17.0  
   Unkown 16.0  
Stage   
   I 44.0 < 0.001
   II 21.0  
   III 13.0  
Gender   
   Male 16.0 0.035
   Female 22.0  
Age   
   ≤ 65 y 20.0 0.709
   > 65 y 20.0  
Surgery   
   Local resection 15.0 < 0.001
   Extended resection 24.0  
   Ext. resection w/nodal dissection 13.0  
Adjuvant therapy   
   None 13.0 < 0.001
   Chemotherapy 20.0  
   Chemoradiation 29.0  
   IFN Not reached  
   Radiation 23.0  
Ulceration   
   with 20.0 0.488
   without 20.0  
Breslow thickness*   
   ≤ 1 mm 38.0 0.178
   1-4 mm 21.0  
   > 4 mm 13.0  
  1. *Limited to 180 cases with recorded Breslow thickness