malignant melanoma

noun

Definition of malignant melanoma

Examples of malignant melanoma in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Incredible story of being diagnosed with malignant melanoma in 2018 and coming back to become a team captain and have a productive career, including 9.5 sacks last year. Carlos Monarrez, Detroit Free Press, 30 Apr. 2022 Paschal was also diagnosed with malignant melanoma in 2018 and underwent three surgeries, but returned to play that season. cleveland, 25 Feb. 2022 However, in August of 2018, a malignant melanoma lesion was discovered on his foot, and Paschal began immunotherapy treatment. Hayes Gardner, The Courier-Journal, 9 Oct. 2021 Paschal could be picked on day two of the NFL draft less than four years after undergoing immunotherapy treatments for a malignant melanoma. Jon Hale, The Courier-Journal, 10 Jan. 2022 The team said he was diagnosed with type-2 malignant melanoma, a type of skin cancer that could be easily removed and treated because it was caught early on. Vanessa Etienne, PEOPLE.com, 3 Jan. 2022 Shawn Keyes, 44, was prescribed fentanyl patches when he was diagnosed with malignant melanoma skin cancer while in prison in 2003. Asha C. Gilbert, USA TODAY, 24 Oct. 2021 Rates of a few specific types of cancer — including malignant melanoma, thyroid cancer and prostate cancer — have been found to be modestly elevated, but researchers say that could be due to more cases being caught in medical monitoring programs. David B. Caruso, Anchorage Daily News, 10 Sep. 2021 The work, conducted in mice, shows that antioxidants can change cells in ways that fuel the spread of malignant melanoma—the most serious skin cancer—to different parts of the body. Melinda Wenner Moyer, Scientific American, 7 Oct. 2015 See More

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First Known Use of malignant melanoma

1951, in the meaning defined above

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5 May 2022

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“Malignant melanoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/malignant%20melanoma. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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malignant melanoma

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