Most of us have a few odd moles or bumps on our skin. Most are harmless, but only a specialist in medical dermatology can determine whether one might cause concern. Recognizing the signs of skin cancer can help you get an early diagnosis and usually a complete cure. Always have your mark or lesion examined by a professional when in doubt.
What is Skin Cancer?
Skin cancer occurs when cells in different layers of your skin grow out of control. Most skin cancers result from UV damage to the DNA of skin cells. The most common types of skin cancer are basal cell and squamous cell and grow slowly. Dr. Dohner and his team can typically remove them with a minor procedure when diagnosed early.