Understanding melanoma

Information and support for people affected by melanoma.

Signs and symptoms of melanoma

Signs and symptoms of melanoma

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

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

General information How is cancer treated?

There are five main types of cancer treatment. You may receive one treatment or a combination of treatments, depending on your cancer type.

Melanoma The skin

The skin contains several different cells including melanocytes. These cells help protect skin in sunlight.

Melanoma What is melanoma?

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