malignant melanoma

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Apart from painful burns, cancers like squamous cell carcinoma, malignant melanoma, hemangioma or hemangiosarcoma can be caused by excessive exposure to UV radiation. Patty Khuly, miamiherald, "In summer, your light-skinned dogs need nontoxic sunscreen | Miami Herald," 3 May 2018 The April 22 event at the Spanish River Athletic Complex in Boca Raton raises money and awareness for the treatment of malignant melanoma and other life-threatening forms of skin cancer. Gary Curreri, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Runners, walkers unite to shine a light on dangers of skin cancers," 28 Apr. 2018 McCain previously had two other malignant melanomas removed: on his left shoulder in 1993 and his left nasal wall in 2002. Karen Mizoguchi, PEOPLE.com, "John McCain Hospitalized Due to Side Effects From His Brain Cancer Treatment," 13 Dec. 2017 The results returned with the unfortunate news of a malignant melanoma. Christina Liao, Vogue, "4 Healthy Recipes From American Model Turned British Aristocrat Dawn Russell," 13 Sep. 2017

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malignant melanoma

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