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what is a melanoma?

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Dr. Eric Whitman
35 years experience Surgical Oncology
Skin cancer: In its most typical form, melanoma is a cancer that originates in cells of the skin called melanocytes. In some cases melanoma can spread to other organs from the skin. More rare types of melanoma start in the eyes, colon, mouth, bladder and other organs.
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