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Moles: Signs of Melanoma and Removal

Almost everybody has at least a few moles. Moles are made up of a collection of pigment cells and can be both, flat or raised on the skin. They can be found virtually anywhere on the body. Moles are more common in individuals who are exposed to a lot of sunshine but some are also present at birth, while others appear during childhood and adulthood. Some people have a genetic predisposition to develop lots of […]

Recognizing Major Types of Skin Cancers

Skin cancer is one of the most frequent forms of cancer in the world. In the United States, it is the most common cancer with nearly five million people being treated for skin cancer each year. It also happens to be the most easily diagnosed type of cancer. Usually, an examination of a small sample of the affected area of skin under a microscope can confirm the suspicion. In general, the sooner cancer is diagnosed […]