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I was diagnosed in 1985 with superficial spreading malignant melanoma on my right forearm. They also found a spot on my left foot toe closest to the big toe.I was never given any radiation or chemo - just the surgery itself to remove has seemed to work so

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Dr. G Funari
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
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In brief: The

The criteria for bone marrow donation is more stringent, so no you will probably not be acceptable as a marrow donor due to the history of recurrent cancer.

In brief: The

The criteria for bone marrow donation is more stringent, so no you will probably not be acceptable as a marrow donor due to the history of recurrent cancer.
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology

In brief: See your derm

Having a history of melanoma increases your risk for developing an additional one.
You should alert your dermatologist about the new spot on your toe.

In brief: See your derm

Having a history of melanoma increases your risk for developing an additional one.
You should alert your dermatologist about the new spot on your toe.
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