Skin cancer develops primarily on areas of sun-exposed skin, including the scalp, face, lips, ears, neck, chest, arms and hands. However, it can also form on areas that are rarely exposed to the sun, such as beneath the palm, fingernails or toenails, and the genital area.
Symptoms of melanoma skin cancer may include:
Symptoms of non-melanoma skin cancers may include:
When to see a doctor
Make an appointment with your doctor if you notice any changes to your skin that worry you.
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