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How soon after diagnosis should you get a cancerous mole removed? Is one month too long to wait?
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Dr. Steven Harris
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Depends
"cancerous mole" could mean a mole which has become malignant melanoma, in which case prompt removal would be really important.
It might also mean a mole on the way to becoming cancerous (a dysplastic mole), in which case waiting a month is no problem. I suppose it could also mean a basal cell skin cancer or a squamous cell cancer, both of which could wait a month, especially basal. Ask the doc.

In brief: Depends
"cancerous mole" could mean a mole which has become malignant melanoma, in which case prompt removal would be really important.
It might also mean a mole on the way to becoming cancerous (a dysplastic mole), in which case waiting a month is no problem. I suppose it could also mean a basal cell skin cancer or a squamous cell cancer, both of which could wait a month, especially basal. Ask the doc.
Dr. Steven Harris
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
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In brief: Sooner the better
Especially with lesions prone to spread (metastasize) like melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma.

In brief: Sooner the better
Especially with lesions prone to spread (metastasize) like melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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