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Unnecessary Roughness: pre-skin cancer treatment

What to expect from using Fluoroplex cream on my face? [more inside]
posted by potsmokinghippieoverlord on Aug 27, 2013 - 6 answers

 

I don't want to be alarmist, but I also don't want to be stupid.

Suppose you've noticed a growing red skin blemish on your arm that's irregular, raised, and a little flaky towards the center. At what point do you start to worry it's skin cancer and go see a doctor? [more inside]
posted by meese on May 11, 2013 - 33 answers

What do I need to ask about skin cancer surgery?

Mohs surgery, end of next month. What should I be asking the surgeon in the meantime? [more inside]
posted by thrasher on Jul 17, 2012 - 16 answers

High mole-arity

How do people with lots of moles monitor them for signs of cancer? [more inside]
posted by Sternmeyer on Mar 29, 2012 - 27 answers

Can you suggest resources for a cancer survivor who works with cancer patients?

My SO is a speech therapist/speech pathologist at a major hospital, and her department specializes in cancer patients. This can take a quite a toll on her, but the impact has worsened following her own skin cancer diagnosis last year. I was wondering if there were any books, websites, programs or resources designed to help healthcare providers deal with working with these kinds of cases, and perhaps also ones to deal with dealing with cancer diagnoses. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 23, 2011 - 6 answers

What is (or is there any) relationship between cancer, pregnancy, and a fetus?

What is (or is there any) relationship between cancer, pregnancy, and a fetus? [more inside]
posted by raztaj on Nov 29, 2009 - 7 answers

How quickly do I get this thing checked?

How soon do I need to get a mole checked? [more inside]
posted by ohio on Oct 7, 2008 - 8 answers

How scared should we be?

If a biopsied spot turns out to be melanoma, what's likely to happen and what's not? Is there only a remote chance of needing chemo, radiation, or other terrifying stuff, or more than a remote chance? (Percentages, anyone?) I have some related questions, too. [more inside]
posted by daisyace on Aug 25, 2006 - 20 answers

Sometimes it's good to be wrong.

Symptoms of skin cancer, in more detail. How fast does it develop? How worried should I be? Just from checking health websites I'm starting to panic and the only dermatologists I can get ahold of don't have any appointments open until late August. I have no primary care physician so checking it with them is out. My symptoms are inside. [more inside]
posted by schroedinger on Jul 17, 2006 - 32 answers

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