Understanding recurrent melanoma

Find out how melanoma that has come back in the same area is diagnosed, treated and how it might affect your life.

  • Cancer and cell types

    Cancers are grouped into types. Types of cancer often behave and respond to treatments in different ways.

  • The skin

    The skin is divided into two main layers - the outer layer (epidermis), and a layer underneath (dermis).

  • What is melanoma?

    Melanoma is a type of skin cancer. It develops from cells in the skin called melanocytes.

  • Types of melanoma

    There are four main types of melanoma that affect the skin.

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Signs and symptoms of melanoma

Ruth Fox, Macmillan Skin Cancer Nurse Specialist, talks about the signs and symptoms of melanoma and how it is diagnosed.

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Signs and symptoms of melanoma

Ruth Fox, Macmillan Skin Cancer Nurse Specialist, talks about the signs and symptoms of melanoma and how it is diagnosed.

About our cancer information videos