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A 61-year-old male asked:

Florida has a high amount of people with skin cancer. does this mean some of these cancer patients will need chemotherapy?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Metastatic melanoma: Squamous and basal cell skin cancers are almost always cured by excision. These make up the large majority of Florida skin cancers .There are malignant melanomas that went unnoticed for too long and have spread / metastasized often benefit from chemotherapy, especially a remarkable new agent.

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