SPF Minute #3 – The ABCDE’s On How To Detect Melanoma
Melanoma, while perhaps the least common form of skin cancer, is by far the deadliest due to its tendency to spread quickly to other organs and lymph nodes.
Melanoma typically looks like a mole or can evolve from an already existing mole. And there are 5 distinct elements to look for in a potentially cancerous mole. Think of them as the ABCDE’s of how to detect melanoma:
A – asymmetrical
B – boarder irregularities
C – coloured differently
D – diameter >6mm
E – evolving rapidly
Keep those in mind and catch melanoma before it is too late.
Collision, the World’s largest and most influential technology conference is taking place right now, and Skinopathy Inc, the GetSkinHelp parent company, is part of the Ontario Government delegation.
This story is not meant to be an indictment against the Canadian Healthcare System.
SPF Minute #20 – Caucasians are 20 times more likely to develop skin cancer than people of African descent.
The American Cancer Society estimates Caucasians are 20 times more likely to develop skin cancer than people of African descent. When you see a lesion growing, you should definitely get it checked out.Get In touch