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Table 8 Family relationships of melanoma survivors

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

  Health Affected Health Not Affected
  n (%) n (%)
Combined:   
Treatment:   
Improved Family Relationships 61 (31.6) 132 (68.4)
No Improvement 50 (31.1) 111 (68.9)
Hurt Family Relationships 18 (66.7) 9 (33.3)
No Harm 94 (27.6) 246 (72.4)
Improved Intimate Relationships 29 (32.2) 61 (67.8)
No Improvement 78 (31.8) 167 (68.2)
Hurt Intimate Relationships 38 (65.5) 20 (34.5)
No Harm 70 (24.1) 220 (75.9)
Surgery Alone:   
Improved Family Relationships 11 (4.5) 231 (95.5)
No Improvement 24 (8.4) 260 (91.6)
Hurt Family Relationships 8 (42.1) 11 (57.9)
No Harm 24 (4.5) 504 (95.5)
Improved Intimate Relationships 5 (4.2) 113 (95.8)
No Improvement 29 (7.5) 356 (92.5)
Hurt Intimate Relationships 9 (36.0) 19 (64.0)
No Harm 22 (4.5) 465 (95.5)
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