According to Western science (now), at least one other form of the numerous skin plagues afflicting them, Merkel cell carcinoma, is more lethal than Melanoma.
MCC typically begins as a single bump that resembles a cyst or blemish. It can develop anywhere on the skin, but most commonly occurs on a sun-exposed area. The same advice on detecting other skin cancers applies to MCC: If you notice something suspicious, have it checked out. Just remember, even your dermatologist may have never seen a case of MCC, so be proactive. (Link)