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Table 6 Health problems of melanoma survivors: influence of treatment

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

  All Melanoma Survivors Health Affected by Cancer
  Surgery Alone Combined Treatments Surgery Alone Combined Treatments
  n = 577 n = 391 n = 35 n = 117
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Arthritis/Osteoarthritis 101 (17.5%) 88 (22.5%) 8 (22.8%) 36 (30.7%)
Other/Subsequent Cancers 36 (6.2%) 76 (19.4%) 2 (5.7%) 30 (25.6%)
Cataracts 74 (12.8%) 61 (15.6%) 3 (8.5%) 14 (11.9%)
Circulation Problems 42 (7.3%) 61 (15.6%) 8 (22.8%) 30 (25.6%)
Hearing Problems 50 (8.6%) 54 (13.8%) 3 (8.5%) 17 (14.5%)
Loss of Memory 8 (1.4%) 42 (10.7%) 1 (2.8%) 23 (19.6%)
Skin Problems 34 (5.8%) 43 (10.9%) 2 (5.7%) 20 (17.1%)
Thyroid Problems 29 (5.1%) 29 (7.4%) 5 (14.3%) 12 (10.3%)
Abdominal Pain 14 (2.4%) 23 (5.8%) 3 (8.5%) 15 (12.8%)
Heart Problems 61 (10.6%) 46 (11.7%) 1 (2.8%) 13 (11.1%)
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