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9 Things Melanoma Survivors Should Know

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Woman pruning flowers in a garden while wearing a wide-brimmed hat.
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Dermatologist checking skin.
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Keep your follow-up visits with your dermatologist


Doctor checking lymph nodes.
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Early detection and treatment are still important


Making a schedule.
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What is the typical follow-up schedule?


Melanoma on a woman's shoulder.
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Recurrent melanoma


Dermatologist examining a mole on a patient.
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The risk of recurrent melanoma


Senior man checking his skin in the mirror.
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New melanoma


Doctor discussing symptoms with a patient.
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Side effects can linger


Patient filling out paperwork.
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Keep copies of your medical records


Senior woman relaxing outside while wearing a wide-brimmed hat.
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Sunscreen is not enough


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The bottom line


Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey

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Eileen Bailey is an award-winning author of six books on health and parenting topics and freelance writer specializing in health topics including ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer. Her wish is to provide readers with relevant and practical information on health conditions to help them make informed decisions regarding their health care.