Melanoma is a type of skin cancer, starting from the melanocyte cells, which are a group of cells that produces the brown-black pigment called melanin, that gives the skin a brown or tanned color. As with most definitions there are exceptions, and sometimes melanoma cancer cells can also be purple, pink, or red in color, if the cells stops producing the coloring pigment. Melanoma can affect any part of the body and eventually spread to other parts of the body. Women often develop it around their arms and legs, men are more prone to develop it around their core. In the following we will list all the important details about melanoma.
6Excessive sunlight increases the risk of melanoma
Studies shows that the main cause of developing melanoma is due to excessive exposure to sunlight. Especially the ultraviolet rays from the sun can seriously damage your skin. Have you moreover experienced sunburns your risk of melanoma is increased. You can protect your skin from the sun by using sunscreen with high SPF.