Skin Cancer

By: Kaylor Medy, Sera Lanehart

Define and describe the disease

Skin cancer is when cancer cells grow in the skin. The two most common kind is : basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma

what are the warning signs of the disease

Asymmetry: normal moles or freckles are symmetrical

Border: mole or spot with blurry or jugged edges may be precancerous

Color; A person should check if a mole is a single color or if it darker in some parts.

Diameter; If a mole is larger than a pencil eraser, a sixth of an inch, seek medical attention

Elevation; If the mole is elevated or raised above the rest of the skin should be examined.

Here are some pictures!

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what are the preventions of the disease

Use more sun screen and stay away from the sun, and use sunscreen with a high SPF. (SPF means sun protection factor.) And don't even think about screening.