Melanoma is a deadly form of skin cancer that can affect anyone. If left untreated, it can be life-threatening by spreading (metastasizing) to other parts of the body. The best predictor for a good outcome when treating melanoma is an early diagnosis. If you are concerned a spot on your body could be a melanoma please don’t wait. Call today or book an appointment online with the skin cancer experts at Golden Coast Dermatology, Skin Cancer, and Vein Center.
What is Melanoma?
What causes Melanoma?
What does it look like?
It usually occur on sun exposed areas of the skin such as the face and arms. However, it can be anywhere on the body including the bottom of one’s feet and genitals.
How is it treated?
When should I see someone?
If there is a new or changing mole on your body it probably should be examined by a trained medical professional. Remembering that early diagnosis and treatment is the most important thing when predicting a good outcome for those with melanoma.