Melanoma

Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer. Often the first sign of melanoma is a change in the size, shape, color, or feel of a mole. Most melanomas have a black or black-blue area. Melanoma may also appear as a new mole. It may be black, abnormal, or "ugly looking."

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  1. Melanoma (National Library of Medicine)  
    Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer. Often the first sign of melanoma is a change in the size, shape, color, or feel of a mole. Most melanomas have a black or black-blue area. Melanoma ...
  2. Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. It is also the rarest. It is the ... Melanoma is caused by changes (mutations) in skin cells called melanocytes. These cells make a skin color ...
  3. Melanoma of the eye is cancer that occurs in various parts of the eye. ... Melanoma is a very aggressive type of cancer that can spread rapidly. It usually is a type ...
  4. Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that begins in pigment-producing cells called melanocytes. This cancer ... in men and on the legs in women. Melanoma usually occurs on the skin (cutaneous melanoma), but ...
  5. Eye Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... The most common intraocular cancers in adults are melanoma and lymphoma. The most common eye cancer in ...
  6. Stages of Intraocular (Uveal) Melanoma From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    There are different types of treatments for intraocular melanoma. The most common treatment is surgery. Radiation therapy, photocoagulation, and thermotherapy ...
  7. There are different types of treatments for intraocular melanoma. The most common treatment is surgery. Radiation therapy, photocoagulation, and thermotherapy ...
  8. There are different types of treatments for intraocular melanoma. The most common treatment is surgery. Radiation therapy, photocoagulation, and thermotherapy ...
  9. Childhood Melanoma Treatment From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Childhood melanoma treatment options include surgery, immunotherapy, and targeted therapy. Learn more about the risk factors, symptoms, tests to diagnose, ...
  10. Childhood intraocular melanoma treatment includes surgery, radiation therapy, and laser surgery. Learn more about the risk factors, symptoms, tests to ...
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