Primary melanoma

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I am a 46 year old female. May of 2010 I had Insitu melanoma on my scalp. Mohs surgery was done and clear margins were found. My oncologist...

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What I see from your reports that 2 years back you had an in-situ melanoma which was taken care of appropriately....

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I have just been diagnosed with superfical spreading melanoma on my leg which was in situ. I've been told prognosis is very good. My question is...

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Risk of second melanoma is 5%

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I have gone through your query and I have...

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Hi i went to Cancun for a week and got sunburnt even with sunscreen. My arms have tiny flat brown spots that dont itch . What is that? Ive been...

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This is suspected as melanoma. Melanoma is a form of skin cancer that develops from cells called melanocytes....

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