Skin Cancer Types
Basal Cell Carcinoma: Basal cell carcinoma usually occurs in sun-exposed areas of your body, such as your neck or face.
Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Squamous cell carcinoma occurs on the areas of your body most exposed to the sun such as your face, ears and hands.
Melanoma: Melanoma can develop anywhere on your body, in normal skin or in an existing mole that becomes cancerous.
Skin Cancer Symptoms
Skin lesions: A new mole, unusual growth, bump, sore, scaly patch, or dark spot develops and doesn?t go away.
Asymmetry: The two halves of the lesion or mole aren?t even or identical.
Border: The lesions have ragged, uneven edges.
Color: The spot has an unusual color, such as white, pink, black, blue, or red.
Diameter: The spot is larger than one-quarter inch, or about the size of a pencil eraser.
Evolving: You can detect that the mole is changing size, color, or shape