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What to Expect at a
Skin Cancer Screening
The ABCDEs of Melanoma Detection
Look for Danger Signs in
Pigmented Lesions of the Skin
Consult your dermatologist immediately if any of your moles or pigmented spots exhibit:
One half unlike the other half.
Irregular, scalloped or poorly defined border.
Varied from one area to
another; shades of tan and brown, black; sometimes
white, red or blue
While melanomas are
usually greater than
6mm (the size of a pencil eraser) when diagnosed, they can be smaller
A mole or skin lesion that looks different from the rest
or is changing in size, shape or color.