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What to ask your doctor about melanoma

Men and women discussing melanoma skin cancer

Some questions you may want to ask your doctor

  • How will I know if I have melanoma?
  • What are the signs that a mole may be becoming cancerous?
  • Am I more likely to get melanoma than anyone else?
  • What can I do to help prevent a melanoma?
  • My sister had a cancerous mole removed, so am I at higher risk?
  • Can I have screening for melanoma?
  • I have a lot of moles so should I get them checked?
  • How often should I have them checked?
  • Is there a clinic that checks moles (pigmented lesion clinic) I can go to?


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Updated: 21 October 2015