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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.
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Self-Check Skin Exams: How to Spot Signs of Skin Cancer
Guide to Early Detection and Skin Cancer Prevention ... of extended sun exposure and sunburn, fair skin color or freckles, a melanoma diagnosis in the family, ...
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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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Skin Cancer Imaging - CT, MRI and PET Scans
Jun 19, 2014 ... Making Sense of CT, MRI and PET Scans for Melanoma Skin Cancer ... there are several tools available to confirm the diagnosis, determine the ...
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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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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 .
http://skincancer.about.com/od/skincancerbasics/a/BasalCell.htm
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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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
What are the Most Common Skin Cancer Symptoms?
Skin cancer symptoms can include many different shapes, sizes and colors of skin lesions, ... Diagnosing skin cancer is not as straightforward as you might think.
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Skin Cancer - What is Skin Cancer - About.com
Diagnosing skin cancer first begins with the discovery of a suspicious bump, sore , or spot on the skin. They can be detected at home through self skin exams or ...
http://cancer.about.com/od/skincancermelanoma/a/skin_cancer.htm
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