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PODIATRIST, DR. BRYAN MARKINSON STATES, "YOU CAN GET SKIN CANCER ON YOUR FEET AND IT'S OFTEN DIAGNOSED LATE BECAUSE PEOPLE IGNORE THEIR FEET OR IT'S MISDIAGNOSED.  WE SEE IT MOSTLY ON THE BOTTOM OF THE FOOT.  THAT'S WERE IT OCCURS MOST OFTEN.  THE COMMON ONES START OUT AS FLAT, PIGMENTED LESIONS THAT SLOWLY ENLARGE IN A HORIZONTAL FASHION."

PODIATRIST MARKINSON ALSO STATES, "WHEN YOU THINK OF SKIN CANCER, YOU THINK OF SUN EXPOSURE, BUT IT'S IMPORTANT TO LOOK EVERYWHERE ELSE, EVEN AT YOUR FEET AND IN BETWEEN THE TOES AND IF YOU SEE ANYTHING UNUSUAL, HAVE IT CHECKED OUT.  ANYTHING THAT HAS DELAYED HEALING SHOULD RAISE A HIGH INDEX OF SUSPICION, AND A BIOPSY MUST BE PERFORMED."

MY FOOT CLINIC HAS HAD TWO PATIENTS WHO WERE BEING TREATED BY THEIR MEDICAL DOCTOR FOR A WART WHEN IT WAS MALIGNANT MELANOMA.  ONE WAS FREEZING THE LESION AND THE OTHER M.D.EWAS EXCISING IT WITH A SCALPEL.  WHEN THEY CONSULTED WITH OUR FOOT CLINIC BOTH WERE DIAGNOSED WITH MELANOMA, UNFORTUNATELY IT WAS TOO LATE IN BOTH CASES AND BOTH PATIENTS LIVED LESS THAN ONE YEAR DUE TO LATE DIAGNOSIS.

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