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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 ... Your doctor says that your melanoma is stage IIA (T2bN0M0), Clark level III and Breslow depth 2 mm. You wonder what foreign language she's ...
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
The LDH Test for Melanoma and Detection of Metastasis - Skin Cancer
Although LDH is not specific for melanoma, it may be useful at diagnosis or to monitor post-surgery (adjuvant) treatment. The staging system for melanoma uses ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/diagnosis/a/LDH.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 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
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
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
What Is Melanoma? - Cancer - About.com
Jun 26, 2014 ... Diagnosis of Melanoma. Diagnosing skin cancer first begins with the discovery of a suspicious mole or change in the appearance of a mole on ...
http://cancer.about.com/od/melanoma/a/Melanoma_over.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
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