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Should I talk to my doctor about my melanoma symptoms?

Because melanoma can spread very quickly, it's important to talk to your doctor if you notice any symptoms. Suspicious symptoms that may suggest melanoma include unusual new skin growths, or changes in an existing mole's color, shape, or texture. The earlier the diagnosis, the more likely it is that the melanoma can be successfully treated.

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