Melanoma accounts for only 5% of all skin cancers, yet it results in most of the skin cancer deaths, according to the American Cancer Society. About 62,720 new cases of melanoma were diagnosed in the United States during 2009.
At first, melanoma cells are found in the epidermis and top layers of the dermis. However, once they grow downward into the dermis, the cancer can come into contact with lymph and blood vessels, and from there spread to other parts of the body. The thicker the...Read more
Hi everyone! Today I want to discuss several benign skin lesions that appear on many people that can often look like skin cancers. ... Read more »
We know that those people with dark skin and dark hair have a lesser chance of developing melanoma than those with red hair and fair skin.... Read more »