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What happens in the body when you have melanoma?
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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Nothing if caught
Melanoma can be cured with excision if it is found and removed early.
If it spreads (metastasis) it can travel to lymph nodes or just about anywhere else in the body (lungs, brain, bones, etc). Once it has spread, it is much more difficult to treat and cure.

In brief: Nothing if caught
Melanoma can be cured with excision if it is found and removed early.
If it spreads (metastasis) it can travel to lymph nodes or just about anywhere else in the body (lungs, brain, bones, etc). Once it has spread, it is much more difficult to treat and cure.
Dr. Mike Bowman
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It needs to be remov
Melanoma is a cancer from pigment cells.
If diagnosed early amd treated surgically it has a very high cure rate. More advanced melanomas do not have as good a prognosis. Screenings and self f examinations are very important.

In brief: It needs to be remov
Melanoma is a cancer from pigment cells.
If diagnosed early amd treated surgically it has a very high cure rate. More advanced melanomas do not have as good a prognosis. Screenings and self f examinations are very important.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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