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Help please? what is the difference in malignant melanoma and metastatic melanoma?

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Dr. Hassan Arshad
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 17 years experience
Melanoma: Malignant means cancerous. It's redundant to say malignant melanoma, as all melanoma is cancerous (although the term is still used). Metastatic means that it has spread to lymph nodes or other organs of the body.

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