What Exactly Is Malignant Melanoma?

Q:
What exactly is malignant melanoma?

A:
Malignant melanoma is a type of skin cancer. It is the most deadly skin cancer. Early diagnosis is essential for getting good results.

Symptoms. It looks like a black or brown spot. Existing moles can also turn into a melanoma. You could notice a change in the color or shape of the moles.

Causes. Too much exposure to ultraviolet radiation is a major cause. Sunburns during childhood increases the risk of getting it.

 

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