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Skin cancer, malignant melanoma

Skin cancer, malignant melanoma

Overview

Malignant melanoma. The incidence of this form of skin cancer is increasing faster than that of any other form of cancer.

Review Date 2/27/2018

Updated by: David L. Swanson, MD, Vice Chair of Medical Dermatology, Associate Professor of Dermatology, Mayo Medical School, Scottsdale, AZ. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.