Spotting Skin Cancer

How can you tell if a mole is cancerous or not? Well moles, or as healthcare professionals call them, nevi, are growths on the skin. They’re either flat or raised; round or oval; can be brown, pink or skin covered; and are usually smaller than the head of a pencil eraser…

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