Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that begins in the skin's pigment-producing cells, called melanocytes. These cells make melanin, which is responsible for the color in skin, eyes and hair.
Tattoo artists may have a role to play in reducing cases of advanced skin cancer, researchers say.
Patients could one day get their skin examined under a special microscope and, in just a few minutes, know whether they have cancer, a new study finds.
When you think of skin cancer, you may think of checking your moles. But a new study shows that people with few moles can still have the deadly skin cancer melanoma.
Women who develop the skin cancer melanoma during pregnancy may have more aggressive cases of the cancer, a new study suggests.
People who have 11 or more moles on one of their arms could have a higher risk of the deadly skin cancer melanoma, according to a new study.
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