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Melanoma is a form of cancer that begins in melanocytes (cells that make the pigment melanin). It may begin in a mole (skin melanoma), but can also begin in other pigmented tissues, such as in the eye or in the intestines.
Cosmetic appearance after skin cancer therapy may differ based on treatment type

Cosmetic appearance after skin cancer therapy may differ based on treatment type

Novel immunotherapy method could overcome tumor immunity

Novel immunotherapy method could overcome tumor immunity

Skin patch delivers melanoma medication in one minute

Skin patch delivers melanoma medication in one minute

Researchers discover new way to stop inflammation in the lungs due to sepsis, injury

Researchers discover new way to stop inflammation in the lungs due to sepsis, injury

Super-powered immune cells to attack tumors

Super-powered immune cells to attack tumors

New study reveals mechanism of ultraviolet-induced skin breakdown

New study reveals mechanism of ultraviolet-induced skin breakdown

New study provides a better understanding of Merkel cell carcinoma

New study provides a better understanding of Merkel cell carcinoma

Study identifies key epigenetic regulator that controls skin cell turnover

Study identifies key epigenetic regulator that controls skin cell turnover

Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Ohio University scientists win $1.7 million grant for research on non-melanoma skin cancers

Ohio University scientists win $1.7 million grant for research on non-melanoma skin cancers

Study: Blocking inflammatory pathway could prevent melanoma brain metastasis

Study: Blocking inflammatory pathway could prevent melanoma brain metastasis

Study uncovers potential new treatment approach for lung cancer

Study uncovers potential new treatment approach for lung cancer

HCI unveils new mobile outreach vehicle to offer education, cancer screening services

HCI unveils new mobile outreach vehicle to offer education, cancer screening services

Study explores if fecal transplants can improve outcomes in melanoma patients

Study explores if fecal transplants can improve outcomes in melanoma patients

New way to help dermatologists determine patient's risk of developing melanoma

New way to help dermatologists determine patient's risk of developing melanoma

Count and location of moles on the body influenced by genetic makeup

Count and location of moles on the body influenced by genetic makeup

New T cell detection method promises personalized immunotherapy for melanomas

New T cell detection method promises personalized immunotherapy for melanomas

AI system could help better detect and diagnose breast cancer

AI system could help better detect and diagnose breast cancer

Study shows potential of crucial signaling pathway as biomarker, therapeutic target for cancer

Study shows potential of crucial signaling pathway as biomarker, therapeutic target for cancer

New 'liquid biopsy' blood test for breast cancer could help avoid unnecessary surgeries

New 'liquid biopsy' blood test for breast cancer could help avoid unnecessary surgeries