Melanoma is one of the worst skin tumors. Even though it accounts for just 4% of all skin cancer, it is responsible for up to 80% of deaths. Melanoma is a malignant skin tumor and is not the same as a mole, but in the initial phase it may look like a mole.
Each resembling similar creature, which raises the suspicion that it is actually melanoma, should be removed as soon as possible and subjected to microscopic analysis as the only way to establish a safe diagnosis and the most important condition for timely treatment. Early melanoma detection is key to successful treatment.
The surgery performed by dermatologists and surgeons depends on location and size of melanoma, and melanoma therapy depends on the pathologist’s findings. For successful treatment, it is essential that the same start early, and it is only a patient’s examination and early departure to a physician of paramount importance.