MELANOMA: KEY IS EARLY DETECTION

Below are the key steps involved in the early detection of Melanoma and other Skin Cancers

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SKIN DERMOSCOPY

Suspected lesions are examined using a special instrument called a Dermascope

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SKIN SURGERY

Once mapped, the lesion is anaesthetised and surgically excised. The wound is then sutured back together to minimise scar formation.

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FOLLOW UP

Once the pathology results are back, they are discussed, and depending on the results, regular screening of skin maybe initiated

 

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