Cancer types

Melanoma

Information and support for teenagers and young adults with melanoma.

Signs and symptoms of melanoma

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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

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

What is melanoma?

This section is for teenagers and young adults. It is about a type of skin cancer called melanoma.

Having tests for melanoma

If you have symptoms, your GP will examine you and decide whether to refer you to a hospital specialist for further tests.

Treatment for melanoma

Melanomas in young people are usually found early and cured. Surgery is the most common treatment for melanoma.