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      Melanoma growth varies a lot. From hardly changing for many month to rapidly growing within weeks. So it can be important to act fast.

      (Of course, I'm not a doctor and can't tell from the pictures what type of lesion it is.)

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      Melanoma growth varies a lot. From hardly changing for many month to rapidly growing within weeks. So it can be important to act fast.

      (Of course, I'm not a doctor and can't tell from the pictures what type of lesion it is.)

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      Melanoma growth varies a lot. From hardly changing for many month to rapidly growing within weeks. So it can be important to act fast.

      (Of course, I'm not a doctor and can't tell from the pictures what type of lesion it is.)

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      Also, melanoma is very rare in people as young as you.

       

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      Also, melanoma is very rare in people as young as you.

       

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      Also, melanoma is very rare in people as young as you.

       

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      I think this is the important sentence:

      > "Globally about 40% of patients who develop MM metastases do so more than 5 years after primary "

      So it does NOT say that 40% of MM patients develops metastases. It only says that of those who DO, it is after more than 5 years for 40% of them.

      The other article cites this as

      > "Globally near 40% of CMM patients develop clinical metastases 5 years or so after initial treatment".

      which is very unclear or even outright wrong.

      Unfortunately, slopiness like this is not really uncommon in scientic articles on the internet. 

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      I think this is the important sentence:

      > "Globally about 40% of patients who develop MM metastases do so more than 5 years after primary "

      So it does NOT say that 40% of MM patients develops metastases. It only says that of those who DO, it is after more than 5 years for 40% of them.

      The other article cites this as

      > "Globally near 40% of CMM patients develop clinical metastases 5 years or so after initial treatment".

      which is very unclear or even outright wrong.

      Unfortunately, slopiness like this is not really uncommon in scientic articles on the internet. 

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      I think this is the important sentence:

      > "Globally about 40% of patients who develop MM metastases do so more than 5 years after primary "

      So it does NOT say that 40% of MM patients develops metastases. It only says that of those who DO, it is after more than 5 years for 40% of them.

      The other article cites this as

      > "Globally near 40% of CMM patients develop clinical metastases 5 years or so after initial treatment".

      which is very unclear or even outright wrong.

      Unfortunately, slopiness like this is not really uncommon in scientic articles on the internet. 

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