Understanding Your Diagnosis

  1. Biopsy

    Detailed information on biopsy, including the most common types of biopsy such as endoscopic biopsy, bone marrow biopsy, excisional biopsy, incisional biopsy, fine needle aspiration biopsy, punch biopsy, shave biopsy, and skin biopsy

  2. Can I Get Checked for Melanoma Before I Have Symptoms?
  3. Can I Survive Melanoma? What Is My Prognosis?
  4. Diagnosis and Staging of Melanoma

    Detailed information on diagnosis and staging of melanoma, including use of excisional biopsy, incisional biopsy, fine needle aspiration biopsy, punch biopsy, shave biopsy, and skin biopsy

  5. How Your Doctor Uses Biopsies to Diagnose Melanoma
  6. I’ve Just Been Told I Have Melanoma
  7. Sentinel Node Mapping for Melanoma

    When you have melanoma, it’s crucial to know whether it has spread from its original site to other places in your body. This helps determine the stage of your cancer, an important step in figuring out the best treatment approach.

  8. Tests that Help Evaluate Melanoma
  9. Understanding Your Stage of Melanoma
  10. Understanding Your Type of Melanoma
  11. What Are the Survival Rates for People with Melanoma?

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