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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.
Dermatology residents improve the accuracy, efficiency of an evaluation that identifies skin cancers

Dermatology residents improve the accuracy, efficiency of an evaluation that identifies skin cancers

Three-drug combination could be effective therapy for people with advanced melanoma

Three-drug combination could be effective therapy for people with advanced melanoma

International clinical study of new drug to treat advanced prostate cancers yields promising results

International clinical study of new drug to treat advanced prostate cancers yields promising results

Cancer mortality at an all time low finds report

Cancer mortality at an all time low finds report

Scientists unmask stem cell identity using gene-sequencing technology

Scientists unmask stem cell identity using gene-sequencing technology

New laboratory test has potential to accurately predict spread of breast cancer

New laboratory test has potential to accurately predict spread of breast cancer

Genetically eliminating TOX factors improves eradication of solid tumors in CAR T model

Genetically eliminating TOX factors improves eradication of solid tumors in CAR T model

American Academy of Dermatology provides tips to 'practice safe sun' outdoors

American Academy of Dermatology provides tips to 'practice safe sun' outdoors

Immunotherapy is the most prominent topic in skin cancer research, report reveals

Immunotherapy is the most prominent topic in skin cancer research, report reveals

Blood test can assess effectiveness of treatment in patients with skin cancer

Blood test can assess effectiveness of treatment in patients with skin cancer

Dermatologist shares five common sunscreen mistakes and offers tips to avoid them

Dermatologist shares five common sunscreen mistakes and offers tips to avoid them

Study offers new insights into treatment targets for advanced prostate cancers

Study offers new insights into treatment targets for advanced prostate cancers

Study finds lower survival rate among cancer patients in New Mexico

Study finds lower survival rate among cancer patients in New Mexico

Scientists successfully create melanocyte precursor cells using stem cell technology

Scientists successfully create melanocyte precursor cells using stem cell technology

The endocannabinoid system and skin conditions

The endocannabinoid system and skin conditions

Sunscreens are safe, effective to use as defense against skin cancer

Sunscreens are safe, effective to use as defense against skin cancer

Research into cancer signaling network reveals new roadmap to tumor control

Research into cancer signaling network reveals new roadmap to tumor control

Form drives function in cancer proliferation, UTSW study finds

Form drives function in cancer proliferation, UTSW study finds

Elderly survivors of breast, lung, and skin cancers face risk of brain metastasis later in life

Elderly survivors of breast, lung, and skin cancers face risk of brain metastasis later in life

Innovative treatment improves vision of a patient suffering from melanoma-associated retinopathy

Innovative treatment improves vision of a patient suffering from melanoma-associated retinopathy