Repeated Questions About a Mole by 4 Year Old Saves Mum from Melanoma

by Savitha C Muppala on  April 20, 2011 at 5:55 PM Cancer News
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Each time four year old Ianto cuddled his mom, he found a mole on her neck which intrigued him. He kept asking her why the mole got bigger and changed shape.
Repeated Questions About a Mole by 4 Year Old Saves Mum from Melanoma
Repeated Questions About a Mole by 4 Year Old Saves Mum from Melanoma

At the insistence of her family, Jane, 37, from South Wales, consulted a skin specialist who diagnosed it as malignant melanoma, the deadliest of skin cancers.

After a surgery to remove the mole, she got a clean chit from the doctors, since she was lucky the cancer was detected early.

Jane  said: "Ianto is a very special boy and helped me catch my skin cancer early. It began with a small mole on my neck, almost like a freckle, but when I was pregnant it seemed to get bigger. If my son hadn't kept pointing to the freckle I don't think I would have done anything about it."



Source: Medindia

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