noun, plural mel·a·no·mas, mel·a·no·ma·ta [mel-uh-noh-muh-tuh] /ˌmɛl əˈnoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.
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Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, has seen a 200 percent increase in cases since 1973.
An upward trend is especially apparent in kidney, liver, and thyroid cancer and in melanoma and lymphoma.Are We Wasting Billions Seeking a Cure for Cancer?|Margaret I. Cuomo|October 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But long before Amid died this past Tuesday—of melanoma at an extremely boyish 50—everyone already knew.
Beloved magazine designer Amid Capeci, who died of melanoma Tuesday, was only a boyish 50.
He has a bulbous-shaped face brought on by a combination of old age and his struggle with melanoma.