Ma­lig­nant melanoma is the…

Marie Claire (South Africa) - - FILTER -

10th

most com­mon can­cer in South African women

8th

most com­mon can­cer in coloured women

5th

most com­mon can­cer in white women

Acral lentig­i­nous melanoma (ALM) ac­counts for 5% of melanoma cases and af­fects Asian and black skin more than any other race or eth­nic­ity. ALM is gen­er­ally found on the hands, feet and ar­eas of the body where lit­tle hair grows.

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