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Your doctor may want to see you every few months after your treatment. These visits may include total body skin exams, regional lymph node checks, and chest X-rays or body scans. Over time, you'll go longer between these appointments. Eventually, your doctor may only do these checks once a year.

From: Skin Cancer WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: News release, Mela Sciences. National Cancer Institute. American Cancer Society.

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SOURCES: News release, Mela Sciences. National Cancer Institute. American Cancer Society.

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Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on September 30, 2016

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