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2005-08-09 15:35:00

NEW YORK -- The annual rate of occurrence of new melanomas in children in the United States is increasing "rapidly," according to a new report. "Melanoma is becoming more common in children and adolescents and should be excluded by biopsy if a mole becomes painful, ulcerates, increases in size or bleeds," advised Dr. John J. Strouse in comments to Reuters Health. Strouse from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, and colleagues used data from the National Cancer Institute's...