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This year an estimated 76,100 adults (43,890 men and 32,210 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with invasive melanoma, which is melanoma that extends deep into the skin. It is estimated that 9,710 deaths (6,470 men and 3,240 women) from melanoma will occur this year.