Jeffrey Weber, MD, PhD, describes which skin, hair, eye colors, and national backgrounds make melanoma more or less likely. He talks about the different types of melanoma people tend to develop in different regions of the world, where people are most and least likely to develop melanoma, and how your moles and freckles are important clues to your melanoma risk.
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