What Makes Melanoma So Dangerous?

By Patrick Hwu, M.D. - September 11, 2023

The Moffitt Medical Minute is a weekly video series featuring Moffitt Cancer Center President and CEO Dr. Patrick Hwu. He takes complex or confusing medical and scientific topics and breaks them down in just 60 seconds.

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the world, and melanoma is the most dangerous type. Melanoma develops when melanocytes, cells that produce pigment in the skin, grow out of control. It is highly curable if caught early.

Check out this episode of the Moffitt Medical Minute to learn more.

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