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- What You Need To Know About™ Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers
Types of Skin Cancer
Taking Part in Cancer Research
How To Check Your Skin
Sources of Support
Did you know?
Some symptoms of melanoma include a sore that doesn’t go away or a spot or sore that becomes agonizing, inflamed, tender, or starts to bleed.
About 65% of all cases of melanoma develop from ultraviolet exposure from the sunlight or non-natural sources like tanning beds.
People under the age of 30 are at a higher risk for melanoma than any other age group. The risk has increased 50% since 1980.