Early detection of cancer is important because it's usually easier to treat—and possibly cure—when it's found early while it's small and hasn't spread. Do you know what signs to look for? Take this quiz to find out more.
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That’s why it’s important to know your skin and regularly check for any changes in moles, freckles, or other skin marks, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS).
Other signs of melanoma you should watch for include:
Other signs of skin cancer include:
You can remember signs of melanoma using the ABCDE rule:
See a healthcare provider right away if you have any of these symptoms, the ACS says.