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Melanoma is a common and dangerous form of skin cancer, but it can be treated effectively when detected early.

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What Is Acral Lentiginous Melanoma?

Acral lentiginous melanoma is a rare skin cancer found on hands, feet, or nail beds. Early detection is key, but misdiagnosis is common. Acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM) is a rare type of cancer that affects the pigments in a person's skin,...

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Causes and Risk Factors of Nodular Melanoma

Nodular melanoma is caused by DNA mutations in skin cells. Learn about risk factors including sun exposure, genetics, a weakened immune system, and more. Nodular melanoma is an aggressive, fast-growing form of skin cancer. Like other melanomas, it...

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How Nodular Melanoma Is Treated

Treatment for nodular melanoma may include surgery, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiation therapy, and targeted therapy. Learn more. Nodular melanoma is an aggressive form of skin cancer that grows faster than other kinds of melanoma.If found...

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Melanoma

Melanoma is a common and dangerous form of skin cancer, but it can be treated effectively when detected early.

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Normal Mole vs. Melanoma: What to Look for in a Self-Exam

How do you know when a mole might be melanoma? Use the ABCD acronym to look for asymmetry, ragged borders, inconsistent color, and a large diameter. Melanoma is the most deadly of all skin cancers. In 2019, the American Cancer Society...

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What to Know About Telehealth for Melanoma

Telehealth services allow for the delivery of healthcare solutions through technology, improving care for people with melanoma. If you're unable to visit your doctor in person, telehealth—the delivery of healthcare services remotely through...

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