What famous people have melanoma?
- Hugh Jackman. Perhaps best known for his portrayal of Wolverine in the X-Men movies, the Australian actor has publicly shared his skin cancer struggles with fans.
- Diane Keaton.
- Khloe Kardashian.
- Donal Logue.
- Melanie Griffith.
- Andy Cohen.
- Bob Marley.
- Ewan McGregor.
Can you live a normal life with melanoma? Survival for all stages of melanoma
Generally for people with melanoma in England: almost all people (almost 100%) will survive their melanoma for 1 year or more after they are diagnosed. around 90 out of every 100 people (around 90%) will survive their melanoma for 5 years or more after diagnosis.
How common is death from melanoma? The overall death rate of melanoma was 2.5 per 100,000. The highest death rate was among non-Hispanic white males (4.7 per 100,000), and the lowest death rate was among black and Asian/Pacific Islander females (0.3 per 100,000) (Table 2).
Who is affected most by melanoma cancer? Melanoma is more common in men overall, but before age 50 the rates are higher in women than in men. The risk of melanoma increases as people age. The average age of people when it is diagnosed is 65. But melanoma is not uncommon even among those younger than 30.