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Skin Cancer Diagnosis, Including Biopsies and Staging
How a skin cancer diagnosis is determined, from warning signs to different types of biopsies to the different stages of melanoma.
http://skincancer.about.com/od/diagnosis/a/diagnosis.htm
Clark Level and Breslow Thickness for Melanoma Staging
Jun 3, 2014 ... Clark Level and Breslow Thickness are two measures used to determine the stage and prognosis of a melanoma. Learn what these numbers ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/diagnosis/a/clark_breslow.htm
Melanoma Pathology Report: the Mitotic Rate
Jun 9, 2014 ... One way to better understand your melanoma diagnosis and the resulting treatment strategy is to read your melanoma pathology report, which ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/diagnosis/a/mitotic_rate.htm
My Melanoma Diagnosis: Becky Kocon - The Teen Tanner - Skin Care
Teenager Becky Kocon decided tanning was the only way to feel beautiful in her naturally pale skin. She built up to 3 to 4 times a week at a salon on top of ...
http://skincare.about.com/od/sunkissedglow/ss/My-Melanoma-Diagnosis-Becky-Kocan-The-Teen-Tanner.htm
The LDH Test for Melanoma and Detection of Metastasis - Skin Cancer
An overview of the LDH test for melanoma skin cancer, including what the test ... What You Need to Know About LDH for the Diagnosis of Melanoma Metastasis.
http://skincancer.about.com/od/diagnosis/a/LDH.htm
Skin Cancer Imaging - CT, MRI and PET Scans
Jun 19, 2014 ... If your physician suspects that you have metastatic melanoma (stage III or IV), there are several tools available to confirm the diagnosis, ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/diagnosis/a/imaging.htm
The ABCDE Rule of Skin Cancer (Early Detection) - About.com
Our Expert Recommends. Pictures of Melanoma · Pictures of Basal Cell Carcinoma · Pictures of Squamous Cell Carcinoma ...
http://cancer.about.com/od/skincancermelanoma/p/abcdeskincancer.htm
Images: Moles vs. Melanoma Skin Cancer - Page 1
This collection of photographs will help you tell the difference between normal moles (nevi, nevus) and melanoma skin cancer.
http://skincancer.about.com/od/symptoms/ss/mole.htm
What Is Melanoma? - Cancer - About.com
Jun 26, 2014 ... Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that can be potentially fatal. ... Diagnosing skin cancer first begins with the discovery of a suspicious mole or ...
http://cancer.about.com/od/melanoma/a/Melanoma_over.htm
What Is Melanoma of the Eye? - Symptoms and Treatment - Cancer
May 21, 2014 ... Diagnosing Ocular Melanoma. Unlike other types of cancer, a biopsy is not usually needed for most cases of ocular melanoma. One of the first ...
http://cancer.about.com/od/melanoma/a/eye_melanoma.htm
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