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What are the early warning signs?

The ABCD's of melanoma are as follows: • A - Asymmetry (common moles are round and symmetrical) • B - Border (skin cancers may have uneven borders) • C - Color (watch for varied shades of brown, tan or black and also red, white, and blue) • D - Diameter (if a spot is larger…

What are the types of skin cancer?

Squamous cell carcinoma begins in squamous cells, which are thin, flat cells that look like fish scales found in the tissue that forms the surface of the skin, the lining of the hollow organs of the body, and the passages of the respiratory and digestive tracts. Basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are sometimes…