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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% of all skin cancers, according to the American Cancer Society. 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. The American Academy of Dermatology recommends wearing sunscreen when?
6. Sun protection factor (SPF) measures how a 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. Although melanoma occurs mainly on the skin, where else can it start?
Online Medical Reviewer: Alteri, Rick, MD
Online Medical Reviewer: Lehrer, Michael Stephen, MD
Date Last Reviewed: 11/1/2016