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Which type of skin cancer accounts for a large number of cancer deaths?

Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Melanoma is a dangerous form of skin cancer that accounts for approximately 5 percent of skin cancer cases, but it is responsible for a high number of cancer related deaths.

Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing to safeguard your skin from the sun's harmful rays.

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