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How do i know if i have skin cancer?

Skin cancer first appears as a growth, or abnormal accumulation of cells! It sometimes takes the form of a sore or pimple that does not heal! Any Suggestions here?

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  1. Jesica Reply:

    How to Tell If Moles Are Skin Cancer. There are several specific characteristics that may be signs of skin cancer. If the mole is not even, have it examined. 2 Source:http://www.ehow.com/how_5057449_tell-moles-skin-cancer.html

  2. Corazon Reply:

    See a dermatologist. But there are warning signs that follow an ABCDE thing to help you remember what to look for. Asymmetry, Border, Color, Diameter, and Elevation. A mole should be the same on both halves if you were to draw a line thr

  3. Cortney Reply:

    The discovery of skin cancer was astoundingly found in 2400 years old mummies in Peru. Rene Laennec was the first to identify and discover the disease. Look here for more information: http://www.methodsofhealing.com/when-was… Source:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Diseases/who_discovered_skin_cancer

  4. Carolina Reply:

    The main cause of skin cancer is exposure to the sun. Overexposure to the sun will harm the skin. The best way to prevent damaging the skin is to wear the properly approved lotion. Source:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Diseases/what_is_the_cause_of_skin_cancer

  5. Adah Reply:

    The doctor can spot what is likely to be skin cancer in a regular check up of your skin. If they suspect it is skin cancer they will do a biopsy which is the only real way to determine skin cancer and they then examine it under a microscope… Source:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Diseases/how_is_skin_cancer_diagnosed

  6. Debora Reply:

    Hello this is Joy,I wanna ask one Question. what is skin cancer?How can coffe be an antidote for skin cancer? what ingredients do coffe have that act as an antidote? excess of

  7. Gabriele Reply:

    Ok, couldnt find any from Spain!The first link below!!!WARNING! EXTRAPOLATED STATISTICS ONLY! Not based on data sources from individual countries! These statistics are calculated extrapolations of various prevalence or incidence rates against the populations of a particular country or region!http://www!wrongdiagnosis!com/s/skin_cancer/stats-country!htm!!!gives some idea!Cancer in Australia An estimated 111,000 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in Australia in 2009! 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with cancer before the age of 85!http://www!cancer!org!au/cancersmartlifestyle/SunSmart/Skincancerfactsandfigures!htmEstimated new cases and deaths from skin (nonmelanoma) cancer in the United States in 2009:New cases: more than 1,000,000Deaths: less than 1,000http://www!cancer!gov/cancertopics/types/skinEstimated new cases and deaths from melanoma in the United States in 2009:New cases: 68,720 Deaths: 8,650http://www!cancer!gov/cancertopics/types/melanoma

  8. Georgine Reply:

    How do you know if you have skin cancer from Vitiligo? You cant get skin cancer from Vitiligo.i have it an it is not harmfull at all just ugly How do you know if u

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