Melanoma Stocks List

Recent Signals

Date Stock Signal Type
2019-09-17 ADAP Doji - Bullish? Reversal
2019-09-17 ADAP Calm After Storm Range Contraction
2019-09-17 AGEN MACD Bearish Signal Line Cross Bearish
2019-09-17 AGEN Fell Below 20 DMA Bearish
2019-09-17 AGEN Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bullish Bullish Swing Setup
2019-09-17 BLCM Fell Below 20 DMA Bearish
2019-09-17 CSTL Bullish Engulfing Bullish
2019-09-17 CSTL Stochastic Buy Signal Bullish
2019-09-17 IOVA NR7 Range Contraction
2019-09-17 IOVA Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup
2019-09-17 NAVB Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength
2019-09-17 NAVB Doji - Bearish? Reversal
2019-09-17 NLNK Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength
2019-09-17 ONCS Crossed Above 50 DMA Bullish
2019-09-17 ONCS Expansion Pivot Buy Setup Bullish Swing Setup
2019-09-17 ONCS Pocket Pivot Bullish Swing Setup
2019-09-17 SRTS Crossed Above 20 DMA Bullish
2019-09-17 SRTS Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction
2019-09-17 SRTS Crossed Above 200 DMA Bullish
2019-09-17 VCNX NR7 Range Contraction
2019-09-17 VCNX Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction
2019-09-17 VCNX Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction
2019-09-17 VCNX Stochastic Sell Signal Bearish

Melanoma, also known as malignant melanoma, is a type of cancer that develops from the pigment-containing cells known as melanocytes. Melanomas typically occur in the skin, but may rarely occur in the mouth, intestines, or eye. In women, they most commonly occur on the legs, while in men they are most common on the back. Sometimes they develop from a mole with changes such as an increase in size, irregular edges, change in color, itchiness, or skin breakdown.The primary cause of melanoma is ultraviolet light (UV) exposure in those with low levels of skin pigment. The UV light may be from either the sun or from other sources, such as tanning devices. About 25% develop from moles. Those with many moles, a history of affected family members, and who have poor immune function are at greater risk. A number of rare genetic defects such as xeroderma pigmentosum also increase risk. Diagnosis is by biopsy and analysis of any skin lesion that has signs of being potentially cancerous.Using sunscreen and avoiding UV light may prevent melanoma. Treatment is typically removal by surgery. In those with slightly larger cancers, nearby lymph nodes may be tested for spread. Most people are cured if spread has not occurred. For those in whom melanoma has spread, immunotherapy, biologic therapy, radiation therapy, or chemotherapy may improve survival. With treatment the five-year survival rates in the United States is 98% among those with localized disease and 17% among those in whom spread has occurred. The likelihood that it will come back or spread depends how thick the melanoma is, how fast the cells are dividing, and whether or not the overlying skin has broken down.Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. Globally, in 2012, it newly occurred in 232,000 people. In 2015 there were 3.1 million with active disease which resulted in 59,800 deaths. Australia and New Zealand have the highest rates of melanoma in the world. There are also high rates in Northern Europe and North America, while it is less common in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Melanoma is more common in men than women. Melanoma has become more common since the 1960s in areas which are mostly populated with white people.

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