Translation of melanoma in Spanish:

melanoma

melanoma, n.

Pronunciation /ˌmɛləˈnəʊmə//ˌmɛləˈnoʊmə/

noun

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    melanoma masculine
    • About half of malignant skin melanomas arise from pre-existing moles.
    • One form of skin cancer, malignant melanoma, can spread to other organs very rapidly.
    • Although they make up the smallest percentage of all skin cancers, melanomas cause the greatest number of deaths.
    • There is a definite link between sunbathing and the incidence of malignant melanomas.
    • These patients are also at risk for second cancers, including bone, brain, leukemia and lymphoma, melanomas, and soft tissue sarcomas.