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Brown pigment that gives the skin its colour….


One of the three types of cells that make up the skin’s epidermis. Melanocytes produce melanin….

News: Can you separate fact from fiction? Five sun safety myths debunked!

…target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”> MYTH TWO: People with olive skin or who tan easily can’t get skin cancer FALSE: People with olive or very dark skin naturally have more protection against skin cancer because their skin produces more melanin than fair-skinned people….


A tumour of melanin-forming cells, especially a malignant tumour associated with skin cancer. Click to read more……

Skin cancer

…radiation because their skin has produces more melanin than fair skin does. However, they can still develop skin cancer. Diagnosis If you notice any changes to your skin, your doctor will examine you, looking carefully at any spots you think…