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Melanoma, also known as malignant melanoma, is a type of cancer that develops from the pigment-containing cells known as melanocytes. Melanomas typically ...

Melanoma - SkinCancer.org


Comprehensive physician-reviewed information about melanoma, including warning sign photos, treatment, risk factors, and prevention guidelines.

Skin Cancer - Melanoma | American Cancer Society


Melanoma is less common, but more serious than other types of skin cancer. Melanomas are usually brown or black, but can appear pink, tan, or even white.

Melanoma Treatment (PDQ®)—Patient Version - National Cancer ...


Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of melanoma.

Melanoma Research Foundation | Research. Educate. Advocate.


The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is leading the melanoma community to transform melanoma from one of the deadliest cancers to one of the most ...

Melanoma of the Skin - National Library of Medicine - PubMed Health


Cutaneous melanoma is the most aggressive form of skin cancer. When it has spread (metastatic cutaneous melanoma), the prognosis is very poor. Current ...

What is Melanoma? | Melanoma Research Foundation


Melanoma is usually, but not always, a cancer of the skin. It begins in melanocytes – the cells that produce the pigment melanin that colors the skin, hair and ...

Melanoma: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia


Melanoma is caused by changes in skin cells called melanocytes. These cells make a skin color pigment called melanin. Melanin is responsible for skin and hair ...

Melanoma | Cancer.Net


This is Cancer.Net's Guide to Melanoma. Use the menu below to choose the Overview/Introduction section to get started. Or, you can choose another section to ...

AIM at Melanoma - Reshaping the Future Together


AIM at Melanoma is globally engaged and locally invested in advancing the battle against melanoma through innovative research, legislative reform, education, ...

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Melanoma - Mayo Clinic


Melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, develops in the cells ( melanocytes) that produce melanin — the pigment that gives your skin its color.

Melanoma | American Academy of Dermatology


Comprehensive information about melanoma, including its cause and treatment options.

Intraocular (Eye) Melanoma—Patient Version - National Cancer ...


Information about treating intraocular (eye) melanoma, clinical trials, and other topics from the National Cancer Institute.