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New Zealand has the highest incidence of melanoma in the world along with Australia, over 4500 (invasive melanoma and melanoma in situ) new cases are diagnosed every year.

Melanoma is a cancer of melanocytes (pigment cells) in the skin.

This section explains all you need to know about melanoma.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to the most frequently asked questions.

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Glossary of terms

Listing of some of the medical terms used on this site.

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About Melanoma

All about Melanoma including moles, risk factors, management, prognosis and surgery.

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Melanoma Diagnosis

Melanoma Diagnosis methods and information about skin checks.

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Melanoma Prevention

Steps you can take to help prevent Melanoma.

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