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Should i be worried for high monocyte level and small lump seen on rib cage after 6 years of malignant melanoma removal ?

i had a melignant melanoma removed 6 years ago and i went to my doctor with 4 small pea sized lumps on my left upper rib cage she requested that i b seen at hospital but am still awaiting appointment.i had a full blood picture done and my monocytes have came back high so i had to repeat the test.could this b related to the lumps and cancer?
Asked On : Thu, 17 Feb 2011
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Hi, welcome to HCM
Which site was malignant melanoma removed? Malignant melanoma ia a tumor with more of local spread than systemic involvement.
Still We have to confirm whether the lumps are benign or cancerous and for that the site needs to be examined and biopsied..
Hope this helps you..
Answered: Wed, 10 Aug 2011
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