WABC-TV - Dr. Bryan C. Markinson, “Dangers of Melanoma in Your Feet”

 – August 9, 2012  –– 

When you catch melanoma early, you can cure it completely. When you don't, it can be deadly. And you may be surprised to learn that you can get skin cancer anywhere on your body, even on your feet. Dr. Bryan Markinson, Chief of Podiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, says it's often diagnosed late because people ignore it or it's misdiagnosed. "We see it mostly on the bottom of the foot. That's where it occurs most often. The common ones on feet start out as flat, pigmented lesions that slowly enlarge in a horizontal fashion," he adds. Learn more