Defence and armed forces – research and analysis

Synopsis of causation: melanoma

This document contains a synopsis of causation occurring in melanoma.



This document provides information on melanoma. It has been compiled by medical practitioners and validated by external consultants within a relevant field. However, it is not intended as a comprehensive compendium of the literature on the specific condition.

This synopsis of causation was authored by Mr Arthur Morris, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee and validated by Professor Colin Munro, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow.