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Melanoma

The most dangerous form of skin cancer, if not detected early it may spread to other parts of the body and cause serious illness and death.

  • Risk factors include fair skin, alot of moles on the skin, history of tanning & history of sunburn exposure.

Signs: The most common early signs of melanoma are:

  • Mole growing on the skin.
  • Unusual looking mole on your skin or a mole that does not look like any other mole on your skin (the ugly duckling).
  • Non Uniform Mole (has an odd shape, uneven or uncertain border, different colors).
  • Symptoms: melanoma may cause itchiness, bleeding or feel painful.

Cure rate approaches 100% if detected and treated early.