The 4 Stages of Melanoma: The Deadliest Form of Skin Cancer - Mayo Clinic



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Think fast. When it comes to melanoma, what’s more dangerous: one thick tumor or several thinner ones? If you’re not sure, don’t feel bad, experts are just finding out themselves. 

Tumor thickness was found to be the most important predictor of death, even more so than the number of tumors, when researchers evaluated tumors from over 3,500 people who had skin cancer for a study published in theJournal of the American Medical Association Dermatology. While experts have known thick tumors to be life threatening, they weren’t sure how this compared to having several, less thick tumors—until now.

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“Many people think a high number of tumors is more dangerous than a thicker tumor, but a thick tumor has the ability to metastasize,” says Marianne Berwick, PhD, professor of dermatology at the University of New Mexico, and author of the study. “It’s the metastases that kill, not the tumor itself.”

If you already have a tumor, even several, it’s reassuring to know that you can have them removed and still live a healthy life.






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