• Worldwide doctors diagnose 160,000 cases of Melanoma daily.
  • More than 10,600 people are diagnosed with Melanoma in the UK every year. This figure is rising rapidly.
  • Melanoma is the most common cancer in the UK in people aged 15 – 34.
  • Melanoma is less common than other skin cancers – making up only 4% of Skin Cancer.
  • Nodular Melanoma – this type accounts for only 15% of Melanoma – nodular meaning sticks out of the skin – like a bump or lump
  • The thickness, Ulceration & Mitotic rate of a melanoma determine the treatment and prognosis & indicate the likelihood of recurrence.