Melanoma is a type of skin cancer. It is the 17th most common cancer worldwide. According to Globocan 2020 estimates, there were approximately 325,000 new diagnoses globally. Melanoma is more prevalent in men, where 174,000 men were diagnosed with melanoma vs. 151,000 women. Melanoma incidence rates vary globally, and Australia and New Zealand had the highest incidence of melanoma, with United States ranking #11.1
A few risk factors for melanoma include:2
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