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Medical Reference Related to Melanoma Skin Cancer

  1. Metastatic Melanoma

    Skin cancer that has spread to other places in your body is called metastatic, or advanced, melanoma.

  2. Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    Squamous Cell Carcinoma, SCC, is the second most common type of skin cancer. Its cells live in the outer layer of the skin.

  3. Understanding Skin Cancer -- Diagnosis and Treatment

    WebMD offers a comprehensive look at the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer.

  4. Understanding Skin Cancer -- Symptoms

    Learn more from WebMD about the symptoms of skin cancer.

  5. Understanding Skin Cancer -- the Basics

    From symptoms to treatment to prevention, get the basics on skin cancer from the experts at WebMD.

  6. Understanding Skin Cancer -- Prevention

    Reducing your exposure to harmful sunlight and checking your skin are key to preventing skin cancer. Learn more from WebMD.

  7. Skin Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Patient Information [NCI] - Skin Cancer Prevention

    The skin protects the body against heat and light,injury,and infection. It also helps regulate body temperature,stores water and fat,and produces vitamin D.

  8. Genetics of Skin Cancer (PDQ®): Genetics - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Psychosocial Issues in Familial Melanoma

    This section reviews the literature examining risk reduction and early-detection behaviors in individuals with heightened risk for melanoma resulting from their family history of the disease as well as individuals from hereditary families who have been tested for melanoma high-risk mutation status. The review also addresses risk perception and communication in individuals at heightened risk for ...

  9. Genetics of Skin Cancer (PDQ®): Genetics - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Introduction

    Many of the medical and scientific terms used in this summary are found in the NCI Dictionary of Genetics Terms. When a linked term is clicked,the definition will appear in a separate window. Many of the genes described in this summary are found in the Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database. When OMIM appears after a gene name or the name of a condition,click on OMIM for a link ...

  10. Intraocular (Eye) Melanoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Get More Information From NCI

    Sources of further information about Intraocular (Eye) Melanoma Treatment.

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