Probably the most dangerous of all skin conditions is melanoma. Melanoma is a serious type of cancer because it can metastasize (it could spread) through the body.
In this article read about some crucial information about this condition. It is very important to realize that melanoma is really serious issue.
The most dangerous type of skin cancer is melanoma. At world level it occupies 232,000 people and there are 55,000 death cases per year. In New Zealand and
Australia there is highest rate of melanoma in the world. In Europe and North America there are also high rates, while in Asia, Africa, and Latin America it is less common.
Melanoma is more frequent in the populations which are very exposed to the sun and is common among older people.
Time has a tremendous even major role with melanoma. If you can reveal it before it is spread, you have a great chance od 98 %to get rid of it through minor surgery. But, if melanoma metastasizes, the chances for you to survive fall down to 17 %.
In this article there are general information how to recognize melanoma. This report is not an medical advice, but can possibly save your life. If you notice that something strange is happening with your skin, go to medical institution for a more detailed examination as fast as you can. Usually skin cancers appear as a small sore or “something that won’t go away”.
There are 5 keys for recognition of melanoma, that usually are in A, B, C, D, E format:
Color (variation in color or shading)
Diameter (greater than 6 mm (0.24 inches)
Evolving, enlarging or elevating
Nodular melanoma is the most dangerous form of melanoma, and have E, F, G classifications:
Elevated above the skin surface
Firm to the touch
Note that there are some tips that will reduce the risk of melanoma. Limit the exposure to sunlight and try to avoid sunburn.