Melanoma accounts for less than five percent of skin cancers, but it is the most serious form of the disease. Beginning in the pigment cells of the skin, typically in a mole, melanoma often spreads. However, it can be cured if diagnosed and treated when the tumor is thin and has not deeply invaded the skin.

At UCHealth facilities, a caring team of doctors and support professionals from many fields work together to develop the best plan of care for you, and they stay with you from your initial appointment through treatment and aftercare.

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