Regular skin checks by a dermatologist can greatly assist in detecting melanoma at an early stage.
Whilst skin cancer is the commonest cancer in New Zealand, it is also the most treatable. Like most malignancies, the earlier it is detected, the simpler the treatment and the better the prognosis.
MELANOMA Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer. Left untreated there is a high risk of melanoma spreading around the body, and this can be fatal. At the Skin Centre this cancer is treated with the highest priority. Surgery may well be fitted in out of hours to expedite your treatment. Surgery Surgery [...]