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A 56-year-old male asked:

Had a mole removed was told a typical cells not cancer most important not carcinoma waiting to see what doc is going to do next should i be concerned ?

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Dr. Curtis Simmons
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Not really: Good news that the pathology report showed no cancer. Your doctor will monitor you closely over the next months and examine your skin from head to toe every 6-12 months. Since the path did show atypical cells, you may be at risk for having a mole develop into cancer. What you should be concerned about is always checking for any moles that may look "funny" and see your doc. Always wear sun screen.

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Last updated Feb 5, 2017

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