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- In 2011, there were more than 65,000 new cases of melanoma, the deadliest form ofskin cancer.
- The cost of treating melanoma patients is expected to triple by the year 2030—to $1.6 billion a year.
- Communities and policymakers could prevent an estimated 21,000 melanomas a year by implementing effective community skin cancer prevention programs.