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The risk of developing a subsequent primary melanoma varies considerably between individuals and is particularly high for those with two or more previous melanomas.

The skin is your body’s largest organ and protects the body from the outside world. Find out how it works to protect you from the sun's UV rays.

The skin is your body’s largest organ and protects the body from the outside world. Find out how it works to protect you from the sun's UV rays.

Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer - it can easily spread to other other parts of the body or organs. There are simple steps and checks you can do to reduce your risk.

Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer - it can easily spread to other other parts of the body or organs. There are simple steps and checks you can do to reduce your risk.

RD-staging provided the greatest stage data completeness and alignment to AJCC-TNM for prostate cancers, followed by breast, then melanoma and lung cancers.

The estimated risk of progression of lentigo maligna to lentigo maligna melanoma was 3.5% per year, with an average time for lentigo maligna to progress to lentigo maligna melanoma of 28.3 years.

Classifying people at high risk of melanoma based on their number of naevi should ideally take into account their country of residence, type of counts (clinical or self-reported), body site on which the naevus counts are measured and sex.

In this Australian population, lentigo maligna was twice as frequent as other types of in situ melanoma. Improved strategies for diagnosis and management of melanoma are required.

Melanoma skin cancer, information plus incidence, mortality and survival data for NSW