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Lawrence A. Schiffman, D.O., FAOCD - Board Certified Dermatologist

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Talking to your Doctor: What is Melanoma

Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer and the leading cause of all skin cancer-related deaths.  It begins in skin cells called melanocytes.  These are the skin cells that make the pigment called melanin, which gives skin its colorThough melanoma is ...

What’s New: Diagnosing Melanoma

The best way to find any suspicious moles on your body is to do a skin self-examination.

If you notice a mole that looks unusual or that has grown or changed color or shape in the last few months, you should tell your doctor. ...

What’s New: Treating Melanoma

Early-stage melanoma can usually be treated with surgery alone.

The treatment for melanoma depends on three factors:

  1. the age of the person
  2. the general health of the person
  3. the stage of the disease

Surgery is ...