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Michael Flatley reveals malignant skin cancer was spotted by MTV viewer

Michael Flatley has said he owes his life to an eagle-eyed MTV viewer in America who helped spot the first signs of a malignant skin cancer.

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Woman’s tall husband spots tiny sign of melanoma on her scalp

Caitlin Jones wasn’t paying much attention to the atypical mole on her scalp, but her husband had a better vantage point of the growing spot.

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Melbourne man diagnosed with cancer thought he had a pimple or ‘infected boil’

When a young Melbourne man spotted a dot on his nose, a pimple seemed to be the most obvious diagnosis.

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‘Your ear looks funny’: Dad given potentially deadly diagnosis after child points out spot

Of all the places melanoma can lurk on the body, Alexander Gupman’s skin cancer showed up on his ear.

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