epidemiology


Melanoma Skin Cancer

Melanoma Is the Deadliest Skin Cancer Melanoma is a scary word. It’s a word you never want to hear during a visit to the dermatologist. Unfortunately, the number of cases of melanoma skin cancer are increasing rapidly. Whether it’s due to better detection in the early stage of this highly treatable cancer or increased sun exposure and other factors causing the rise in melanoma diagnoses, the answer isn’t clear. It’s clear that melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer. Melanoma kills over 10,000 Americans a year. In 2016, melanoma will be diagnosed 135,000 times, of which about 76,000 […]