• Ask the Expert: Are Photos of Skin Cancer a Reliable Indicator?

    3 monthes ago - By Sun & Skin Cancer

    Q: The new, changing or unusual spots on my skin don't look like pictures I see online or in brochures. Does that mean I don't need to worry?
    This is a question I get all the time, and the short answer is no - you should not take false comfort from the fact that your lesion doesn't resemble the ones in photographs. People will often say, “I had a bump that looked nothing like what I saw in the brochure, and it turned out to be skin cancer.” There are many reasons for that. The first is that there are a lot of variations in the way skin cancers look, and they don't always fit the textbook...
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