Melanoma that occurs on the skin is the most common type of melanoma. It can occur on any part of the skin, including the soles of feet, palms of the hand, and fingernails and toenails.
Melanoma of the eye is the most common primary eye tumor in adults. The two types are uveal and conjunctival.
Melanoma can occur on mucosal surfaces of the body, such as the sinuses, nasal passages, oral cavity, GI tract, vagina, anus and other areas.
Although rare, melanoma of the skin can occur in children too.
Melanoma Prevention & Early Detection
Learn how to protect yourself against melanoma and detect melanoma early with regular screenings.
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