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June 21, 2011

Melanoma can Happen to Anyone

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

By Caitlyn Potter When I was 17, I was diagnosed with stage one skin cancer. My primary care doctor, Dr. Sonia Lenzmeier has been checking my skin since I was 15 years old.  On one of my office visits, she noticed two odd shaped moles in the middle of my upper back. She recommended taking […]

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Tags: 1136, 3036, 5279, 5309, 5333, Caitlyn Potter, Cancer, melanoma

May 10, 2011

Spreading the Message of Skin Cancer Awareness

By Susana Shephard Susana Shephard

Karen Teaser has always led a very active lifestyle outdoors. A former lifeguard, Teaser, who resides in Iowa and winters in Arizona with her husband Jim, spent years out on the water and relaxing in the sun. After being diagnosed with basal cell skin carcinoma a little over two years ago, Karen came to Mayo […]

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Tags: 1136, 3036, 5279, 5309, 5333, Arizona, basal cell carcinoma, Mayo Clinic, Moh's surgery, reconstructive surgery, skin cancer awareness, skin cancer prevention

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