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How Much Do You Know About Melanoma?

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer. Although skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, melanoma cases make up less than 1 in 100 of all skin cancers. Find out how much you know about melanoma by taking this quiz.

1. What is true about melanoma?
2. Melanoma often develops from which of these skin features?
3. Which of these may be a warning sign of melanoma?
4. Melanoma is most likely to be cured if:
5. When should you wear sunscreen?
6. Broad-spectrum sunscreen is able to protect the skin from which of these?
7. What's an important part of the body to protect with sunscreen?
8. Melanoma occurs mainly on the skin. Where else can it start?

Medical Reviewers:

  • Gotwals, Jessica, RN, BSN, MPH
  • Lehrer, Michael, MD
  • Southard, Chris, RN