Table 3.

Characteristics of the 34 patients with secondary melanoma according to antiestrogen therapy

Antiestrogen use
No (n = 23)Yes (n = 11)Exact P
Familial history of melanoma, n (%)1.00
 No13 (56)7 (64)
 Yes1 (4)0 (0)
 Unknown9 (39)4 (36)
Breslow thickness, median (range)0.59a (0.18–2.50)0.36 (0.10–4.0)0.450
Clark level, n (%)1.00
 28 (35)5 (45)
 38 (35)4 (36)
 ≥43 (13)1 (9)
 Unknown4 (17)1 (9)
Anatomic site of melanoma, n (%)0.173
 Head5 (22)2 (18)
 Trunk5 (22)0 (0)
 Limbs12 (52)9 (82)
 Unknown1 (4)0 (0)
Histologic type, n (%)0.289
 Superficial spreading9 (39)9 (82)
 Lentigo maligna5 (22)1 (9)
 Nodular4 (17)0 (0)
 Acral lentiginous1 (4)0 (0)
 Unclassifiable2 (9)1 (9)
 Unknown2 (9)0 (0)
  • aAfter exclusion of 1 outlier (45 mm) and 3 missing values.