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Table 5 Comparison of 10 most reported specific health problems in melanoma survivors and survivors of all other cancers

From: Health profiles of 996 melanoma survivors: the M. D. Anderson experience

Health Problems Melanoma Survivors Survivors of all other cancers
  Surgery Alone n = 577 Combined Treatments n = 391 n = 7563
Arthritis/Osteoporosis 101 (17.5%) 88 (22.5%) 2012 (26.6%)
Hearing Problems 50 (8.7%) 54 (13.8%) 892 (11.8%)
Cataracts 74 (12.8%) 61 (15.6%) 1111 (14.7%)
Circulation Problems 42 (7.3%) 61 (15.6%) 803 (10.6%)
Heart problems 61 (10.6%) 46 (12.5%) 1093 (14.5%)
Skin problems 34 (5.9%) 43 (11.0%) 415 (5.5%)
Loss of Memory 8 (1.4%) 42 (10.7%) 767 (10.1%)
Thyroid Problems 29 (5.0%) 29 (7.4%) 724 (9.6%)
Kidney Problems 32 (5.6%) 29 (7.4%) 885 (11.7%)
Abdominal Pain 14 (2.4%) 23 (5.9%) 532 (7.0%)
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