melanoma


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mel·a·no·ma

 (mĕl′ə-nō′mə)
n. pl. mel·a·no·mas or mel·a·no·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A dark-pigmented, usually malignant tumor arising from a melanocyte and occurring most commonly in the skin.

melanoma

(ˌmɛləˈnəʊmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) pathol a malignant tumour composed of melanocytes, occurring esp in the skin, often as a result of excessive exposure to sunlight

mel•a•no•ma

(ˌmɛl əˈnoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
any of several types of skin tumors characterized by the malignant growth of melanocytes.
[1825–35]

mel·a·no·ma

(mĕl′ə-nō′mə)
A type of skin cancer that arises from the cells that produce melanin, usually appearing as a dark-colored spot or mole.

melanoma

any malignant growth, especially in the skin, that is composed of melanin-producing cells.
See also: Cancer
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.melanoma - any of several malignant neoplasms (usually of the skin) consisting of melanocytesmelanoma - any of several malignant neoplasms (usually of the skin) consisting of melanocytes
skin cancer - a malignant neoplasm of the skin
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[ˌmeləˈnəʊmə] N (melanomas or melanomata (pl)) [ˌmeləˈnəʊmətə]melanoma m

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mel·a·no·ma

n. melanoma, tumor maligno compuesto de melanocitos.

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FRIDAY, June 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with multiple primary melanomas have worse overall survival than those with a single primary melanoma, according to a study published online June 26 in JAMA Dermatology.
M2 PHARMA-June 7, 2019-Analysis of Newly Expanded Cumulative Cohort Demonstrates that DecisionDx-Melanoma Improves Risk Prediction for Patients with Cutaneous Melanoma
Melanoma. It is one of those softsounding words that disguises a harsh reality.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to small molecule oncolytic immunotherapy PV-10 for the treatment of ocular melanoma (to include all melanoma disease affecting the eye and orbit).
Pregnancy does not necessarily increase a woman's risk for melanoma, nor is it clear that becoming pregnant affects melanoma's disease course, according to current evidence.
Among the studies she cited was a 2017 literature review of 448 children with congenital nevi, 10 of whom developed melanoma: It arose in the skin in 2, the brain in 6, and an unknown location in 2.
If you have had an early stage melanoma with no spread to your lymph nodes or any other part of your body, it's highly likely that simply removing it will cure you.
Melanoma is the most deadly form of skin cancer (Figure 1).
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 11, 2017-Researchers trialling treatment combinations stop spread of melanoma
A new drug could stop melanoma in its tracks and prevent it from spreading to other organs in the body, new research suggests.

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