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The least common type of skin cancer, melanoma, is the most deadly. While it's least common over all, it is the most common form of cancer among 25 to 29-year-olds. Melanocytes, the cells in the bottom layer of the epidermis, produce melanin, which is responsible for skin pigmentation.
Melanomas often present as dark brown or black spots on the skin and they spread rapidly to internal organs and the lymph system, making them quite dangerous.
One thing is key: early detection of skin cancer is critical. (See Skin Check)
About 90 percent of nonmelanoma cancers are attributable to ultraviolet radiation from the sun. Do the following:
New Hampshires leading dermatologists are ready to combat cancer.
Call us today to schedule an appointment at 742-5556.