Genealogy Projects tagged with melanoma on the Geni Family Tree

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  • People who died from Melanoma

    Melanoma , also known as malignant melanoma, is a type of cancer that develops from the pigment-containing cells known as melanocytes. Melanomas typically occur in the skin but may rarely occur in the mouth, intestines, or eye. In women they most commonly occur on the legs, while in men they are most common on the back. Sometimes they develop from a mole with concerning changes including an inc...

  • Skin Cancer/Melanoma

    Skin Cancer Skin cancers -- including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma -- often start as changes to your skin. They can be new growths or precancerous lesions -- changes that are not cancer but could become cancer over time. An estimated 40% to 50% of fair-skinned people who live to be 65 will develop at least one skin cancer. Learn to spot the early warning signs. Sk...

  • Nasal and paranasal sinus cancer

    Nasal and paranasal sinus cancer is a type of head and neck cancer. Nasal and paranasal sinus cancer (malignant cells) form in the tissues of the nasal cavity (the space behind your nose) and the sinuses (small air-filled cavities inside your nose, cheekbones and forehead). Together the paranasal sinuses and the nasal cavity filter and warm the air, and make it moist before it goes into t...