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Re: Metastasies Clarification

Forums General Melanoma Community Metastasies Clarification Re: Metastasies Clarification

    Dale from PA


           Thanks for the reply.  My original melanoma was Level IV, Stage I.  I was not smart enough to ask the question of whether this was a metastises or new primary.  Anyway, my derm is a Physician's Assistant in whom I have great confidence (she diagnosed me originally when I went in for an unrelated minor hand problem) but she may not be willing to give that kind of an opinion.  It is, however, an important question I should ask her when she calls with the biopsy results.  I guess I should hope it is a new primary.  I am concerned that it was not visible when I was checked four months ago and now the derm is concerned even though it is only the size of one-quarter of a pencil eraser.  Thanks again,


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