Mayo Clinic

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Increased Risk For Melanoma in Parkinson’s Patients

A new study reveals people with Parkinson's disease face a higher risk of developing melanoma skin cancer, and vice versa, than those without the diseases. Parkinson's patients were 4 times more likely to develop skin cancer than those without the movement impairing disease. Additionally, people diagnosed with melanoma were at a fourfold risk of developing Parkinson's.... Read More...