Melanoma is a malignant mole and aggressive type of skin cancer. These moles may appear on the skin out of nowhere, although most melanomas develop out of existing moles that were already somewhat abnormal, or large moles that have been present since birth. Melanomas can develop anywhere on the body or membranes. The tumor might spread to the lymph nodes and bloodstream and may reappear after removal.
Find out more about the symptoms and types of melanoma, and the most commonly used diagnostic tests and treatment types for melanoma on this page, as well as the frequently asked questions.
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