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Melanoma

Melanoma

Melanoma is a serious skin cancer that involves the uncontrolled growth of melanin producing skin cells (melanocytes). Melanin is a pigment responsible for skin and hair colour. Melanoma can develop in an existing mole, freckle or the normal skin of body parts exposed to sun such as shoulders, head, and the lower leg. Melanoma responds well to treatment, if diagnosed early. Nowadays, cases of melanoma are increasing due to increase of sunbathing practices and use of tanning beds.

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  • Suchitra Badvey

    Suchitra Badvey

    Consultant Dermatologist and Skin Cancer Specialist

    Experience
    14 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Anjali Mahto

    Anjali Mahto

    Consultant Dermatologist

    Experience
    11 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Stephanie Munn

    Stephanie Munn

    Consultant Dermatologist

    Experience
    27 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Alwyn D'Souza

    Alwyn D'Souza

    Consultant Cosmetic, Plastic and Reconstructive Facial Surgeon

    Experience
    27 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Michele Clement

    Michele Clement

    Consultant Dermatologist

    Experience
    40 years
    GP referral
    Not required

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