malignant melanoma


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Noun1.malignant melanoma - any of several malignant neoplasms (usually of the skin) consisting of melanocytesmalignant melanoma - any of several malignant neoplasms (usually of the skin) consisting of melanocytes
skin cancer - a malignant neoplasm of the skin
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ma·lig·nant melanoma

n. melanoma maligno, neoplasma maligno pigmentoso que puede originarse en cualquier parte de la piel aunque muy raramente en la mucosa. El melanoma maligno tiene la capacidad de hacer metástasis a otras partes de la piel y la linfa, los pulmones, el hígado y el cerebro. El melanoma benigno tiene la apariencia de un lunar o verruga pigmentada.
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1] Metastasis to the skin and subcutaneous tissues from a malignant melanoma are not so common.
The new standard makes it clear that GPs should refer people with suspected malignant melanoma for an appointment within 2 weeks and recommends that GPs who remove low-risk basal cell carcinomas should maintain and audit records of their caseloads.
The report titled Global Malignant Melanoma Market With Focus on Nevisense System: 2015-2020 provides an in-depth analysis of the global malignant melanoma market with detailed analysis of the volume of patients and deaths caused due to melanoma.
A study by Cancer Research UK has found that more than 10,000 people aged 55 and over were diagnosed with malignant melanoma in 2014 alone.
The behavior of malignant melanoma is highly unpredictable, with relapses occurring without major warning signs.
Some 10,583 people aged 55 and over were diagnosed with the deadliest form malignant melanoma in 2014, figures show - up from 3,100 20 years earlier.
An article published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute reveals a link between increased coffee consumption and a reduced risk of malignant melanoma.
Cancer Research UK said people over 65 are around seven times more likely to develop malignant melanoma compared to 40 years ago.
Malignant melanoma is a tumour which usually involves skin melanocytes, and rarely uveal cells and mucous membranes.
Malignant melanoma may spread to all organs, like skin, lungs, distant lymph nodes, pleura, liver, central nervous system, skeleton, subcutaneous sites, gastrointestinal tract, heart, adrenal glands, kidney, and thyroid gland, with different frequencies (2).

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