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Moles that are not symmetrical, have an uneven border with notched or scalloped edges, or are oddly colored or comprised of many different colors may be indicative of skin cancer, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation.... More »

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According to the American Cancer Society, generalized signs and symptoms of cancer include unexplained weight loss, fever, fatigue, unexplained pain, skin changes, changes in bowel or bladder functions, wounds that do no... More »

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The main signs of skin cancer are spots on the skin that change shape, color or size and newly developed spots, according to the American Cancer Society. Spots on the skin that look different from other areas of the skin... More »

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Tanning can cause skin cancer, as it represents damage to the skin at the cellular level, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. Tanning is caused by the reaction of harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays with melanin, a hormon... More »

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People with white skin are much more vulnerable to skin cancer than those with darker skin, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation, and there are additional risks for certain subtypes of cancer associated with very fair... More »

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Wearing sunscreen, avoiding tanning booths and covering the skin with clothing are all effective tactics for preventing skin cancer, according to Skin Cancer Foundation. More than 90 percent of the skin cancer cases diag... More »

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