Tag Archives: skin cancer

Early detection is the best treatment for skin cancer.

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Skin cancer can present in places where you don’t always think to look.  Dr. Campitelli not only encounters cancerous lesions on the foot, but also treats them on the hand as well.  This patient had a skin lesion under his finger nail that was present for over a year and

Can skin cancer appear on the leg?

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Skin cancer can arise anywhere on the body. In this particular example a patient presented to me at the University Hospitals Wound Center in The Streetsboro Health Center.  She had a lesion or wound on her leg that had been present for almost one year. Initially she felt that it

How can you tell if you have a melanoma?

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Melanomas on the feet are rare, but I have seen multiple instances of them occur. Some we were able to excise early enough while others were too advanced and amputation was needed. Here are some simple rules to follow when looking at a suspicious mole or lesion on your skin.

Malignant Melanoma? How to tell if you should have a “mole” biopsied.

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You probably never thought of seeing a podiatrist for a skin check, right? Although malignant melanomas are not common in the foot, they do occur and I have seen them.  Here are some examples below.

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