Cancerous moles are asymmetrical and larger than other moles. They are more than one color and sometimes bleed or ooze, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. The mole may also be scaly and itch; sometimes a n... More »

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The only way to confirm a mole is cancerous is through tests administered by a doctor, such as biopsies, imaging tests and blood tests, according to the American Cancer Society. However, there are certain warning signs t... More »

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Moles that have a different appearance when compared to other moles or that first occur after age 30 should be evaluated by a dermatologist. Any moles that change shape, size, height or color or bleed, itch, ooze or are ... More »

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Melanoma cancer growths usually appear as moles that are asymmetrical and have uneven borders with notched or scalloped edges, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. Melanomas typically have 1/4-inch diameters or large... More »

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Cancerous moles can be removed through simple excision or through Mohs surgery, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Depending on the size of the area excised, the patient may need follow-up reconstruct... More »

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Two of the most common signs of skin cancer are moles that change in size or appearance or an open skin wound that isn't healing. The exact symptoms of skin cancer vary according to the type, WebMD states. More »

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The initial symptoms of melanoma include changes in existing moles or the development of unusual-looking growths or new pigmentation on the skin, according to Mayo Clinic. Moles that are not asymmetrical, have irregular ... More »

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