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Today is Melanoma Monday and this is why you should care

Published 23 days ago, by Roeland Pater


The 1st of May is Melanoma Monday and kicks off the start of of Skin Cancer Detection & Awareness Month. Whilst obviously not on the list of anyone's favourite holiday, it is one that delivers critical information for millions of people in the US and around the World.

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Where does melanoma spread to?

Published 30 days ago, by Roeland Pater


Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer because it has a high likelihood of spreading or metastasizing throughout the body. But where does it spread to and how does it get there?

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Melanoma that looks like a pimple

Published 3 months ago, by Roeland Pater


Melanomas come in many shapes and forms, and it can often be difficult to distinguish them from your average mole or blemish. In some cases, a type of melanoma called nodular melanoma can even look frighteningly similar to a pimple. So how do you tell the difference? Read the warning signs to watch out for below. 

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Why melanoma skin cancer is increasing and what we can do

Published 3 months ago, by Roeland Pater


The global incidence of melanoma is increasing. According to the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, the incidence of malignant melanoma skin cancer in most developed countries has risen faster than any other cancer type since the mid-1950s. This increase is especially noticeable when looking at statistics from the US and UK. So why is this? And even more important, what can we do about it?

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