I posted earlier this week that I had not got my pathology reports back yet from the doctor and was afraid of the unknown. Well I got the phone call today at work that I do have Melanoma. They want to schedule for me to have surgery to remove the area on my back, and to have tests done to assure that it hasn't spread. I am going to go to a different doctor, I called them today and they said once they recieve the pathology from my current doctor then they will call me next week to schedule my surgery. I still don't know the depth or anything, my doctors office didn't even know. The pathologist called them and told them that it is Melanoma so that they could call me and let me know before the weekend. Any advice on how to get through this from here would be great. I am trying not to worry and hoping that it hasn't spread but every time I look at other moles that have changed recently I just worry more. The current doctor said I need to have a chest x-ray is this standard procedure after being diagnosed?