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Melanoma

Melanoma is cancer of the cells in the skin that produce melanin, a brown pigment. Melanoma often begins in a mole.

Mortality rate

Melanoma is the most deadly skin cancer. The mortality rate from melanoma is 20%. Melanoma causes three out of four skin cancer deaths. Sunscreens do not provide protection from melanoma.[1]

References

  1. Ian Wishart (2012). Vitamin D. Howling At The Moon Publishing Ltd.. ISBN 978-0-9876573-1-2. 

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