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- A study finds patients who survive in situ melanoma have an increased risk of other types of cancer, not related to sun exposure
- It was previously thought that once a melanoma was removed so too was the risk of developing further types of cancer
- The study found men, who had an in situ melanoma under the age of 50, were at highest risk
The presence of a skin cancer is related to an increased risk of other unrelated cancers. The presence of a melanoma, or indeed any skin cancer, demonstrates an increased risk of another skin cancer.