Pictures help identify skin cancer by showing people examples of what unusual or suspicious moles look like, according to Mayo Clinic. Features of a skin growth that may signify skin cancer are asymmetry, border irregula... More »

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To identify the difference between a benign and malignant skin growth, people can follow the recommendation provided by the American Cancer Society, which is to look for the warning signs of melanoma given by the letters... More »

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The symptoms of skin cancer vary by cancer type; for example, basal cell carcinoma generally occurs on the areas of the body that are most often exposed to the sun, such as the face and neck, and it may appear as a waxy ... More »

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Melanomas present on the skin with brownish spots, irregular lesions or moles that change color and size, according to the Mayo Clinic. Melanomas are the most dangerous form of skin cancer, and the University of North Ca... More »

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A slide show of pictures of melanoma, a form of skin cancer, is published on Mayo Clinic's website, and a slide show displaying different types of skin cancer is published on Healthline. There are several different types... More »

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Basal cell carcinoma is a form of skin cancer that develops on sun-exposed skin, such as the neck, the face or the arms although it can occur on skin that has not been exposed to the sun, states Mayo Clinic. Basal cells ... 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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