The American Cancer Society estimates for melanoma in the United States for 2018 are:
- About 91,270 new melanomas will be diagnosed (about 55,150 in men and 36,120 in women).
- About 9,320 people are expected to die of melanoma (about 5,990 men and 3,330 women).
The rates of melanoma have been rising for the last 30 years.
Source: The American Cancer Society