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Skin Cancer

Research based medical information about the symptoms and treatment of skin cancer. Also find information about Melanoma, which is a type of skin cancer. Basal cell and Squamous cell cancer are two most common types of skin cancer.

How to Spot the Warning Signs of Hidden Melanomas

The last place one might look for melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, is exactly the place where a small percentage shows up " such as under the nails, on the scalp, palms of the hands and soles of the feet. Since they are not easily detected and symptoms can mimic other conditions, these skin cancers are very dangerous. If left undetected, hidden melanomas can pose a serious threat to a person's health and prognosis.