Atypical Mole News and Research

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Atypical moles, otherwise known as dysplastic nevi, are known to increase the risk of certain types of skin cancer, namely, melanomas. These cancers are becoming more common all over the world, and currently make up 4 percent of skin cancers. They are responsible for the death of 8 out of 10 people with a cutaneous malignanc
Melanoma could affect anyone regardless of skin color

Melanoma could affect anyone regardless of skin color

New research emphasizes importance of skin cancer prevention and detection

New research emphasizes importance of skin cancer prevention and detection

Researchers test new non-invasive technique that can accurately detect malignant melanoma

Researchers test new non-invasive technique that can accurately detect malignant melanoma

Melanoma manifests differently in children than in adults

Melanoma manifests differently in children than in adults

Melanoma is becoming increasingly common: Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource

Melanoma is becoming increasingly common: Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource

Latest diagnostic tools play crucial role in aiding dermatologists to spot melanomas at earlier

Latest diagnostic tools play crucial role in aiding dermatologists to spot melanomas at earlier

Zebrafish provide insights into development and progression of melanoma

Zebrafish provide insights into development and progression of melanoma

Survey identifies factors associated with early detection of melanoma in older men

Survey identifies factors associated with early detection of melanoma in older men

Melanomas appear as ugly ducklings!

Melanomas appear as ugly ducklings!

One melanoma means there's a 15% risk of another

One melanoma means there's a 15% risk of another

Skin cancer facts

Skin cancer facts

Patients with a family history of multiple melanoma skin cancer are at increased risk of multiple primary melanomas

Patients with a family history of multiple melanoma skin cancer are at increased risk of multiple primary melanomas