Paediatric melanoma



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Understanding the technical and clinical meanings of the words present in this content is essential. In order to provide you with a reliable source of information about common terms used when talking about skin cancer, we strongly suggest you consult the Melanoma Research Foundation Glossary.


ASCO: American society of clinical oncology

MRI: Magnetic resonance imaging

MRS: Magnetic resonance spectroscopy

PET: Positron emission tomography

RDs: Rare diseases

S4R: Share4Rare

Revision history

This material has been produced by different specialists including an oncologist focused on paediatric melanoma of the Sant Joan de Déu children's hospital in Barcelona (Dr. Jaume Mora), and has been reviewed by different empowered caregivers or patients.

Last modified
03 December 2019