Recent Examples of melanoma from the Web
A combination therapy for melanoma sells for $250,000.
At a time when skin-cancer rates in the U.S. have reached record numbers — including melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer — here’s some promising news.
Several treatments are already being used to jump-start the immune systems of adults with melanoma and lung cancer.
For Jordan Strafer, her father’s unexpected death follows the loss of her mother, attorney Holly Skolnick, 59, who died of melanoma in 2013.
In the past, McCain had been treated for melanoma, but a primary tumor is unrelated.
In many cases, a tan can cause damage the same way that a sunburn can—dehydrating the skin, speeding up signs of aging, and even leading to melanoma (that’s skin cancer).
Another possibility is that the clot is related to McCain's history of melanoma, a dangerous form of skin cancer that can spread to other organs, including the brain, and form new tumors.
This year, there will be an estimated 87,000 new cases of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.
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Origin and Etymology of melanoma
First Known Use: 1838See Words from the same year
MELANOMA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of melanoma for English Language Learners
medical : a type of cancer or tumor that begins as a dark spot or area on the skin
medical Definition of melanoma
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