I recently had a melanoma removed from my chest. A year ago I had one removed from the back of my head. In both cases the cancers were found at their earliest stage so removal was quick, easy, permanent, and life saving.
My early stage melanomas were found because because I have a total body skin cancer screening by a board certified *1 dermatologist specializing in skin cancer every six months. I would have never found them myself since there were no obvious physical signs on my skin. Had they not been found, it’s likely my life would have been threatened and the expense to treat them dramatically higher. Read more