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Causes of Melanoma - Chemotherapy for Melanoma

This page contains links to eMedTV Skin Cancer Articles containing information on subjects from Causes of Melanoma to Chemotherapy for Melanoma. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Causes of Melanoma
    This eMedTV article describes various potential causes of melanoma. While the exact causes are still unknown, risk factors for the condition include excessive sun exposure, a history of sunburns, and having more than 50 moles.
  • Causes of Merkel Cell Carcinoma
    As this page of the eMedTV archives explains, the exact causes of Merkel cell carcinoma are still being investigated, and may be linked to risk factors such as arsenic exposure, immunosuppressive drugs, and exposure to sunlight.
  • Causes of Skin Cancer
    This eMedTV article discusses the possible causes of skin cancer, including ultraviolet radiation from the sun or artificial sources, such as sunlamps or tanning beds. This article also offers tips to minimize the risk of developing the disease.
  • Chemotherapy for Melanoma
    As this eMedTV page explains, melanoma chemotherapy is usually given in cycles of alternating treatment and recovery periods. This article describes this treatment method in detail, including the various forms it can take.
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