Preface. I: Recent Progress in Melanoma Research. 1. Recent progress in the epidemiology of malignant melanoma; R.P. Gallagher, J.M. Elwood. II: Solar and Artificial Ultraviolet Radiation and Melanoma. 2. Sun exposure and the epidemiology of malignant melanoma; J.M. Elwood, R.P. Gallagher. 3. Etiological clues from the anatomical distribution of cutaneous melanoma; A. Green, R. MacLennan. 4. Tables of ambient solar ultraviolet radiation for use in epidemiological studies of malignant melanoma; B.L. Diffey, J.M. Elwood. 5. Non-solar sources of ultraviolet radiation and cutaneous malignant melanoma: a review of the evidence; L.D. Marrett. III: Nevi and Melanoma. 6. Risk factors for prevalence of nevi: a review; L.K. Dennis, E. White. 7. The atypical mole syndrome -- a definition of phenotype; J.A. Newton, V. Bataille. 8. Risk of cutaneous melanoma by number of melanocytic nevi and correlation of nevi by anatomic site; E.A. Holly, J.W. Kelly, D.K. Ahn, S.V. Shpall, J.I. Rosen. IV: Occupation and Melanoma. 9. Malignant melanoma of the skin in the telecommunications industry; L. de Guire. 10. Petroleum refinery exposure and risk of malignant melanoma; M.M. Hornstra, M.J. Klan, D.S. Sharp. 11. Methods for evaluating confounding and effect modification in a small occupational study of cutaneous malignant melanoma; J.A. Schwartzbaum, R.W. Setzer, L.L. Kupper. V: Pregnancy and Hormonal Factors and Melanoma. 12. Melanoma and pregnancy; E.A. Holly, R.D. Cress. 13. Cutaneous melanoma and oral contraceptives; E.A. Holly. VI: Diet and Melanoma. 14. Epidemiology of diet and melanoma incidence -- a brief review; C.S. Kirkpatrick. 15. Dietary and other correlates of melanoma in Hawaii: preliminary findings; L. le Marchand, J.H. Hankin, L.N. Kolonel, L.R. Wilkens. VII: Prevention and Early Detection of Melanoma. 16. Early detection and lethal melanoma in Connecticut: a preliminary analysis; M. Berwick, N. Dubin, G. Roush, R. Barnhill. 17. Risk factors for presentation with thick primary melanoma include older age, male sex, smoking and may include occupation in certain industries; P. Hersey, T. Strong, D. Grant, Z. Marish. 18. Skin cancer screening in Massachusetts: the program and methodologic questions; H.K. Koh, D.R. Miller, A.C. Geller, R.A. Lew. VIII: Future Directions in Melanoma Research. 19. The epidemiology of melanoma: where do we go from here? B.K. Armstrong. Index Page.