Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Study Childhood Melanoma Characteristics

Melanoma, newly diagnosed in more than 76,000 Americans in 2011, is the most common and dangerous form of skin cancer. Melanoma is rare in children, accounting for 1 to 4 percent of all melanoma cases and just 3 percent of pediatric cancers. Just as adult cases of melanoma are increasing, pediatric melanoma is rising at the rate of 1 to 4 percent

abies whose mothers have maternal depression have a higher risk of growing more slowly than normal during their first two years of life, researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, reported in the journal Pediatrics
Mitt Romney and his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, are set to take a brief reprieve from politics on Tuesday as the nation marks the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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