Search: cutaneous melanoma

cutaneous melanoma

Melanoma that starts in the skin.

acral lentiginous melanoma

A rare type of cutaneous melanoma that occurs on the palms of the hands, soles of the feet or under the nails.

superficial spreading melanoma

The most common type of cutaneous melanoma, making up almost 50% of all cases….

nodular melanoma

A type of cutaneous melanoma. Makes up about 10% of melanomas, and is often more aggressive….


melanoma is found, the more successful treatment is likely to be. Types of melanoma Melanoma of the skin is known as cutaneous melanoma. The major subtypes are: Superficial spreading melanoma This makes up 55-60% of all melanomas. It is more…

Blog: Cancer Council Queensland announce the next round of $4 million dollar cancer research grants targeting melanoma and ovarian cancer

…The University of Queensland In most patients, surgical removal of a cutaneous melanoma cures the disease ; however, in a small number of patients the melanoma may spread and ultimately become fatal . The challenge is to identify as early…

localised melanoma

A melanoma that has not spread from its starting point to lymph nodes or other organs.

melanoma in-situ

An early melanoma that has not penetrated into deeper tissue (the dermis)….

News: Queensland kids dealt double risk of melanoma

with melanoma in Australia over the 10 years between 2004 and 2013. Although rare, the incidence rate of childhood melanoma in Queensland is more than double compared to Australia – 5.4 per million per year, compared to 2.3 per million…

News: Video Intervention May Save Most at Risk of Melanoma

study period, with a higher proportion detected among the group receiving the video intervention. Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift said older men were more likely to be diagnosed with thick melanoma, and their melanoma was more likely to be…