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Melanoma Staging and Treatment and Prognosis - Skin Cancer
Melanoma staging is the process used to determine the size of a melanoma tumor and where and how far it has spread. Staging helps your healthcare team ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/diagnosis/a/staging.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
Melanoma - Symptoms and Description - Cancer - About.com
Jul 1, 2014 ... Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that affects approximately 5% of people diagnosed with skin cancer. Melanoma is also attributed to over 75% ...
http://cancer.about.com/od/melanoma/a/melanomasigns.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
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 - Dove Karn: Choroidal Melanoma
But I always kept in the back of my mind of my uncle who died in his 30s of melanoma, the deadliest kind of skin cancer. He was diagnosed and died in the early ...
http://skincare.about.com/od/sunkissedglow/ss/My-Melanoma-Diagnosis-Dove-Karn-Ocular-Melanoma.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
Melanoma- Symptoms, Pictures, and Treatment of Melanoma - Cancer
Site features pictures of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer. Learn what the symptoms of melanoma are, how it is diagnosed and what treatment ...
http://cancer.about.com/od/melanoma/
My Melanoma Diagnosis: Kasey Shriver - Diagnosed at Age 17
That is, until she found out that she had melanoma. Here is her story. ... My Melanoma Diagnosis: Kasey Shriver - Diagnosis at 17. By Jen Adkins. Share this.
http://skincare.about.com/od/sunkissedglow/ss/My-Melanoma-Diagnosis-Kasey-Shriver-Diagnosed-At-17.htm
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