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SPOTlight on Dr. Stacy Tompkins

Dr. Stacy D. Tompkins is a board-certified dermatologist who specializes in both medical and cosmetic dermatology with a focus on skin cancer treatment. She practices at the West Dermatology Skin Cancer Center in La Jolla, California. Dr. Tompkins is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine/Dermatology at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine…

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Summer Skin Care

By Dr. Samantha Robare, Board certified Dermatologist, Houston Skin Specialists | Summer provides an excellent opportunity to discuss the importance of regular skin monitoring.  When skin cancers, including melanoma, are diagnosed and treated early, cure rates are very high. 

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Atypical Nevi Are Not All Precancerous

No one wants to miss a melanoma when examining a patient. Since severely atypical nevi and early melanomas may be indistinguishable on clinical exam, no one wants to leave such a lesion unbiopsied. Having said that, it is somewhat of an overdiagnosis to equate lesions that are diagnosed as mildly or moderately atypical by a pathologist as definitely precancerous.

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