By: Grayden Sauerwein
What is Melanoma
My Personal Connection
Who it Affects
Body System it Affects
There are a few ways to diagnose melanoma this is the 5 categories
Asymmetry: One part of the mole does not match the other part
Different Border: The edge is all faded into surrounding skin or jagged also serrated.
Different Color: The mole becomes different colors, such as black, pink, brown white, gray, tan, pink, blue, and red.
Diameter: The size changes or the mole gets bigger or smaller but it usually gets bigger.
Changed: The mole will have changed in a matter of weeks or months.
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