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What are the different stages of skin cancer?
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
In brief: Depth and metastasis
In melanoma the stage is dependent on the depth of the primary tumor, the prescence of ulceration and mitoses, and whether the cancer has spread to lymph nodes or distant organs.

In brief: Depth and metastasis
In melanoma the stage is dependent on the depth of the primary tumor, the prescence of ulceration and mitoses, and whether the cancer has spread to lymph nodes or distant organs.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Generalized answer
There are many different types of skin cancer and therefore there' is no one answer but most cancers have several stages speaking in general terms and these fall into premalignant with atypia, in situ, early, advanced, invasive, and metastatic.
Furthermore most cancers will be staged by the tnm classification.

In brief: Generalized answer
There are many different types of skin cancer and therefore there' is no one answer but most cancers have several stages speaking in general terms and these fall into premalignant with atypia, in situ, early, advanced, invasive, and metastatic.
Furthermore most cancers will be staged by the tnm classification.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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In brief: It Depends
There are many types of skin cancer.
The staging systems vary based on the diagnosis.

In brief: It Depends
There are many types of skin cancer.
The staging systems vary based on the diagnosis.
Dr. Christopher Crosby
Dr. Christopher Crosby
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