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What Is Melanoma of the Eye? - Symptoms and Treatment - Cancer
Diagnosing Ocular Melanoma. Unlike other types of cancer, a biopsy is not usually needed for most cases of ocular melanoma. One of the first tests most people ...
http://cancer.about.com/od/melanoma/a/eye_melanoma.htm
What Is Melanoma? - Cancer - About.com
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 change in the ...
http://cancer.about.com/od/melanoma/a/Melanoma_over.htm
Skin Cancer Imaging - CT, MRI and PET Scans
Jun 19, 2014 ... An introduction to CT, MRI and PET scans for patients newly diagnosed with melanoma.
http://skincancer.about.com/od/diagnosis/a/imaging.htm
My Melanoma Diagnosis: Becky Kocon - The Teen Tanner - Skin Care
... at a salon on top of laying outside without sunscreen. She never would have guessed she'd be diagnosed with melanoma in her early 20's. Here is her story.
http://skincare.about.com/od/sunkissedglow/ss/My-Melanoma-Diagnosis-Becky-Kocan-The-Teen-Tanner.htm
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
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
Clark Level and Breslow Thickness for Melanoma Staging
Nov 20, 2008 ... 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
Basal Cell Carcinoma Skin Cancer: An Overview
This is the most common method for diagnosing BCC. Punch biopsy uses ... Melanoma Cancer Chemotherapy - Photo: Mark Harmel / Getty Images · A Guide to ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/skincancerbasics/a/BasalCell.htm
Pictures of Moles, Nevus, Actinic Keratosis, Psoriasis - Skin Cancer
Sep 12, 2014 ... Of course, diagnosing skin cancer is far from straightforward, so if you ... Melanoma Cancer Chemotherapy - Photo: Mark Harmel / Getty Images.
http://skincancer.about.com/od/symptoms/ss/noncancerous.htm
Self-Check Skin Exams: How to Spot Signs of Skin Cancer
If you're in a high-risk group — have a history of extended sun exposure and sunburn, fair skin color or freckles, a melanoma diagnosis in the family, or other risk ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/preventionandriskfactors/a/selfexam.htm
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