The physicians and employees of Moeller Dermatology and The Skin Enhancement Center are experts in their respective fields with years of experience. This education center is a direct result of the knowledge they possess. Useful information on major skin conditions can be found here.
Each year in the US, nearly 5 million people are treated for skin cancer. Over 70,000 people are diagnosed each year with melanoma, and about 10,000 people die of their cancer each year. Most skin cancers are sun-related or from tanning lights. Other risk factors include a genetic tendency, chemical pollution and X-ray radiation. Here are the signs of the three most common types of skin cancer:
The ABCDE guideline below can help you tell a normal mole from one that could be cancer. Changes over time, such as fast growth, changes in color or shape, bleeding, or nonhealing sores could be signs of cancer.