Skin ABCDEFGs!

December 05, 2020

Do you know your skin protection alphabet? Learn the ABCDEFGs of mole detection so you can more easily identify the signs of skin cancer: • Asymmetrical: an irregularly shaped mole. • Borders: the borders/edges of the mole are uneven. • Color: the mole is multi-colored. • Diameter: the mole is larger in diameter than 6mm (about the width of the top of a pencil). • Evolving: the mole has changed over time. • Firm: the mole is harder than surrounding tissue and doesn't flatten if you press it. • Growing: the mole is getting gradually larger.