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Posted by: PEGGY | 2009/04/07

SKIN CANCER

MY DAD HAS HAD A MOLE ON HIS LEG FOR MANY YEARS - HE HAD IT REMOVED THE OTHER DAY AND FOUND OUT YESTERDAY THAT IT IS CANCEROUS. HOW QUICKLY DOES SKIN CANCER SPREAD? HE HAS TO SEE A PLASTIC SURGEON - PLEASE CAN YOU GIVE ME MORE INFORMATION.

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Dear Peggy
It depends on what kind of cancer it is, and how deep it infiltrated. Melanoma can be dangerous but if removed completely can be healed 100%
Dr Bets

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