What Does Early Detection Mean for Melanoma?

Here’s a simple explanation of what exactly “early detection” of melanoma means. Melanoma is actually highly curable when caught early. The problem is that the opportunities for an early detection are often passed over! [...]

What REALLY Happens when a Mole “Appears” Overnight

So you’ve discovered a “new” mole that has appeared overnight;  however, things aren’t always as they seem. “There really isn't such a thing,” says Gary Goldenberg, MD, of Goldenberg Dermatology, and assistant professor of dermatology and pathology [...]

Digital Dermoscopy for Melanoma Detection: First Person Account

I underwent serial digital dermoscopy at University of Colorado Hospital, and here’s what it’s like. I finally decided to have serial digital dermoscopy done for melanoma screening, something I’ve been putting off for several years. [...]