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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.
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

Scientists crack chemical code of incredibly complex 'anti-tumor antibiotic'

Scientists crack chemical code of incredibly complex 'anti-tumor antibiotic'

Blocking BRAF ubiquitination may be an effective treatment approach in melanoma

Blocking BRAF ubiquitination may be an effective treatment approach in melanoma

Air pollution increases risk for respiratory hospitalization among childhood cancer survivors

Air pollution increases risk for respiratory hospitalization among childhood cancer survivors

Hole-forming protein could help control cancer growth

Hole-forming protein could help control cancer growth

Potential of liquid biopsy in cancer biomarker detection and prenatal testing

Potential of liquid biopsy in cancer biomarker detection and prenatal testing

Scientists get closer to injecting artificial lymph nodes into people to fight disease

Scientists get closer to injecting artificial lymph nodes into people to fight disease

New technology developed for microscopic imaging in living organisms

New technology developed for microscopic imaging in living organisms

Researchers uncover cellular resistance mechanisms to BRAF inhibitors in melanoma

Researchers uncover cellular resistance mechanisms to BRAF inhibitors in melanoma

Unusually small antibodies could help CAR T-cell therapies to kill solid tumors

Unusually small antibodies could help CAR T-cell therapies to kill solid tumors