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Is metastatic melanoma preventable?

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Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
39 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Yes and No: Certain genetic conditions may predispose someone to malignant melanoma. But there are certainly things that can be done to boost one's immune system to fight cancers. And those with irregular moles should be seen at least yearly by their doctor or dermatologist to remove suspicious moles. Therefore, preventing a metastatic process.
Answered on Nov 17, 2018
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