Melanoma What is melanoma?
Melanoma is a type of skin cancer. It develops from cells in the skin called melanocytes.
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Read Jen's post about her experience of living with melanoma. It includes some tips on how to stay safe in the sunshine.
Melanoma is a type of cancer that usually starts in the skin. This group is a place for people affected by melanoma to get together, ask questions, share experiences and support each other.
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