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Which type of skin cancer accounts for largest number of cancer deaths?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Melanoma
Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer.
More than 75, 000 cases of skin cancer in 2012 were due to melanoma. It accounts for almost 9, 000 of the nearly 12, 000 skin cancer deaths each year. One person dies of melanoma every hour (every 62 minutes).

In brief: Melanoma
Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer.
More than 75, 000 cases of skin cancer in 2012 were due to melanoma. It accounts for almost 9, 000 of the nearly 12, 000 skin cancer deaths each year. One person dies of melanoma every hour (every 62 minutes).
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Melanoma
Melanomas, cancer of the pigment forming cells in the skin, malignant melanomas account for most of the deaths due to skin cancer.

In brief: Melanoma
Melanomas, cancer of the pigment forming cells in the skin, malignant melanomas account for most of the deaths due to skin cancer.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
In brief: Malignant melanoma
I wish all the questions were this easy, and that melanoma were less deadly!

In brief: Malignant melanoma
I wish all the questions were this easy, and that melanoma were less deadly!
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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