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About Melanoma Skin Cancer

Get an overview of melanoma skin cancer and the latest key statistics in the US. Melanoma accounts for only about 1% of skin cancers but causes a large majority of skin cancer deaths.


If you have been diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer or are worried about it, you likely have a lot of questions. Learning some basics is a good place to start. 

Research and Statistics

See the latest estimates for new cases of melanoma skin cancers in the US and what research is currently being done.