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A carcinoma is just the medical name for CANCER....any cancer. A melanoma is a type of cancer/carcinoma found on the skin.
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These are two, very different types of serious cancers. One is not the precursor of the other.
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Perhaps, higher, but I could not provide you with a number or percentage since I do not know the type of breast cancer that your mother has to know...
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Melanoma is not contagious, but open skin lesions can become secondarily infected with bacteria....and this bacteria can be transfered to others.
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Hi The thing is, this is a visual thing, go let your doctor or an ER look at it, it would be best.Good Luck
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The only definite, 100% way of determining if a skin lesion is a skin cancer or not is with a biopsy. Either the entire lesion ( or a piece of...
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Well if that is when they scheduled you and there is nothing sooner, all you can do is wait. I worked for a Derm and I believe if they thought it was...
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Never cut, if you cut it can be the cause of skin cancer so please don't do anything wrong with it  directly go to the Doctor he will help...
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It is a cancer that develops in the pigment-producing cells that determine skin color.
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Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer. Melanoma can spread rapidly and be fatal if not treated or detected.
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Sun-smart behavior helps -- avoid sun exposure when possible, wear sun protective clothing, use a broad spectrum SPF of 30 or higher and re-apply it...
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Sun-smart behavior helps -- avoid sun exposure when possible, wear sun protective clothing, use a broad spectrum SPF of 30 or higher and re-apply it...
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Malignant melanoma is a spot that can contain variations of color, irregular borders, bleeding, and sores. The spot may have grown quickly.
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Melanoma is a form of skin cancer that begins in melanocytes (the cells that make the pigment melanin). Some melanomas may develop from moles, but...
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No one knows the exact causes of melanoma. However, research has shown that people with certain melanoma risk factors are more likely than others to...
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