Cancer + Mole Removal

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Moderate Atypia. Is It Melanoma?

I am almost 22 and have been tanning in beds since I was in a preteen. (I won't be anymore) I got the results back from a biopsy and the mole was... READ MORE

How to Tell if Mole is Cancerous?

I was noticing a little brown mole on my skin, and I stupidly thought it was something else so I picked it off. It went really red and it has swollen... READ MORE

Cancer After Superficial Mole Removal?

I had a non-cancerous mole removed by laser. The mole was quite deep so not all of the mole was removed. What happens if the little bit of mole left... READ MORE

Laser Removal of Small, Flat Moles

I have several small, flat moles that I would like to lighten. They are not raised at all--they are literally brown dots. I went to see a... READ MORE

Can a Dermatologist Tell Just by Looking at a Mole if It is Cancerous on Not?

I have an appointment next week and i dont know what to expect never been to one before, will he be able to give me an idea on the day what it is and... READ MORE

Remaining Mole After Punch Biopsy - Can It Turn Cancerous?

Hello. The punch biopsy removed a small peice of the mole and left the rest behind. The report on the biopsy says: "There are solitary and nested... READ MORE

Throbbing Pain After Mole Removal

I had two moles removed from my back today. Should I expect to feel throbbing uncomfortable pain? These two moles are located on my bra line. The... READ MORE

How Do I Know if the Lump on my Leg is Cancerous or Not? (photo)

I have a hard lump on my shin and it bleeds when I hit it shaving, and sometimes it hurts when I touch it. It's gotten a little bigger and I feel... READ MORE

Why Would I Want Both a Dermatologist and a Plastic Surgeon to Have a Mole Removed?

If I'm just going to end up seeing a plastic surgeon to make the removal/scar area look right, then why see a dermatologist? Can the plastic... READ MORE

Had A Mole Biopsy, Told It Was Atypical; How Will I Know If It Turns Into Melanoma/Becomes Cancerous?

I had a biopsy on a mole, and I was wondering if a pathologist could mistake an atypical mole as an ordinary benign mole? I hear that atypical moles... READ MORE

I have this mole on my back that started getting itchy about 5 months ago. Can this mole be cancerous? (photo)

I have this mole on my back that started getting itchy about 5 months ago. It eventually stiopped and I forgot about it until someone pointed out to... READ MORE

Does my Mole on the Back of My Ear Look Cancerous? (photo)

I have a mole on the back of my ear that looks abnormal to me. I have spent most of my childhood-teen years outdoors as I am a lifeguard. Does this... READ MORE

Does this mole look cancerous? (photo)

Do you think this mole is cancerous? Should be urgent end checked? My boyfriend is dragging his feet but I'm really worried READ MORE

Is This a Mole and is It Cancerous? (photo)

(Im a little embarassed but I had to add a picture as theres no point just describing it) Its on the inside of my big toe, you can see the size in... READ MORE

How to Tell if I Mole is Cancerous?

I have a mole on my breast, it's been there for as long as i can remember but over the years it has grown in size and darkened..but then it got... READ MORE

How can I tell if this mole has become cancerous & should I have it removed? (photo)

I have had this mole all my life and I check it about every other week to make sure there are so changes. Suddenly it has turned darker and has... READ MORE

I Had A Mole Removed From My Back 30 Years Ago. The Doctor Was Concerned He Did Not Get It All. Can The "root" Turn Cancerous?

The family practitioner that removed it seemed concerned that he did not get all of it when he told me that it was precancerous. I am now 50 years old... READ MORE

Is This Mole Unusual (Cancer)? (photo)

Hi, i was wondering if this mole might be cancer, it has suddenly started to develop a darker mole on top of the mole. and that mole has irregular... READ MORE

If I Had Atypical Skin Cells in my Face in Oct 2011, & Haven't Had Them Removed, How Bad is It Now?

A dermatologist removed a nickel-sized mole from my chin in oct 2011, had it biopsied, told me that it had "atypical cells" they didn't remove &... READ MORE

Is my mole cancerous, or should I be worried? (photos)

I am a 16 year old girl, I have a strange looking mole that appeared when I was 6 and has been growing and changing in colour since. Is this something... READ MORE

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