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Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer. If detected early, most melanomas are curable. However, if left undetected, the disease can spread to other parts of the body making it harder to treat.
In addition to the potential for the cancer to spread to other organs, complications of melanoma can include damage to deep tissue, as well as side effects from the treatments, which can include:
Written by: the Healthline Editorial Team
Published on: Jun 15, 2011
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