An experienced doctor should first rule out noncancerous (benign) conditions that resemble melanoma, such as a mole called a melanocytic nevus.
In rare instances, a melanoma will be difficult to detect. For example, an uncommon form called a myxoid melanoma may be mistaken for a benign skin disorder known as a myxoid fibrohistiocytic lesion. Additional diagnotic procedures such as a biopsy (see below), computerized image processing or advanced staining techniques may help to confirm or...Read more
Hi everyone! Today I want to discuss several benign skin lesions that appear on many people that can often look like skin cancers. ... Read more »
The prostate is located immediately beneath the bladder, and surrounds the urethra, the structure that brings the urine from the bladder to... Read more »
Each week, Health and Beauty Expert Sue Chung will discuss skin health topics suggested by members of the HealthCentral community. To ask... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
MelanomaMelanoma accounts for only 5% of all skin cancers, yet it results in most of the skin cancer deaths, according to the American Cancer... Read more »