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Two black hockey shoes, blades attached, face us in close-up on ice. A fan, Nadia Popovici, recently diagnosed melanoma in an equipment manager’s skin at a Seattle Kraken game.
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Hockey Fan Spots Melanoma

. The Canucks faced off against my Seattle Kraken. Sitting behind the arena glass, a young woman spies a mole on the back of assistant equipment manager Brian “Red” Hamilton’s neck as she watches the Canucks play the Seattle Kraken on October 23.

The skin lesion appears irregular in shape and color. Brown, black, and purple. The abnormality seems slightly raised above the…




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Michael Hunter MD

I have degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Penn. I am a radiation oncologist in the Seattle area. You may find me regularly posting at

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