invasive melanoma

Mucosal melanoma of the head and neck

What is mucosal melanoma? Mucosal melanoma is a type of cancer made up of abnormal melanocytes. In the head and neck, the tumour starts from a thin layer of tissue called mucosa which covers the inside the mouth (oral cavity), nose (nasal cavity), paranasal sinuses (maxillary sinus, ethmoid sinus, frontal sinus, and sphenoid sinus), and …
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Invasive melanoma of the skin

What is invasive melanoma? Invasive melanoma is a common type of skin cancer made up of cells called melanocytes. This type of skin cancer is more common in people with light skin tones who have a history of long-term sun exposure. Where does invasive melanoma start? Invasive melanoma starts from specialized cells called melanocytes normally …
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