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Skin Cancer Diagnosis, Including Biopsies and Staging
Fortunately, there is no reason to panic, since most skin blemishes are not cancerous — but a skin cancer diagnosis should still be performed to be sure.
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How Skin Cancer is Diagnosed - About.com
This section is an introductory guide to how doctors diagnose skin cancer. Included are articles about skin exams, biopsies, CT and MRI scans, and blood and ...
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Diagnosis With a Skin Cancer Biopsy - About.com
Jun 10, 2014 ... A shave biopsy is useful in diagnosing basal cell or squamous cell skin cancers and in sampling moles when the risk of melanoma is very low.
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Self-Check Skin Exams: How to Spot Signs of Skin Cancer
Jun 18, 2014 ... If no AAD program is in your area, the Skin Cancer Foundation sponsors a traveling 38-foot customized RV ... Symptoms of Dry, Chapped Skin ...
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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, ...
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The ABCDE Rule of Skin Cancer (Early Detection) - About.com
Learning the ABCDE rule of skin cancer can save your life! Explore what ... Symptoms of Cancer - Hero ImagesCollection/Digital Vision/Getty Images · 6 Cancer ...
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Clark Level and Breslow Thickness - Skin Cancer - About.com
Jun 3, 2014 ... If your doctor sees a suspicious mole or other lesion during a skin exam, the next step ... American Cancer Society. ... Symptoms of Skin Cancer.
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the Mitotic Rate - Skin Cancer - About.com
Jun 9, 2014 ... One way to better understand your melanoma diagnosis and the resulting treatment strategy is to read your melanoma pathology report, which ...
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What is the LDH Test for Melanoma - Skin Cancer - About.com
An overview of the LDH test for melanoma skin cancer, including what the test ... Although LDH is not specific for melanoma, it may be useful at diagnosis or to ...
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Basal Cell Carcinoma Skin Cancer: An Overview
These basal cell skin cancer pictures show that BCC lesions can take on a variety of appearances, so a biopsy is the only way to make a definitive diagnosis .
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