Skin Screening Clinic

Birth marks and Mole check. Skin mapping. Early Skin Cancer detection and management

Skin screening means testing people for early stages of sings of skin cancer before they have any symptoms:

  • Reliable at picking up the cancerous lesions, especially melanomas
  • Simple and quick

Your doctor does not necessarily think you have cancer if he or she suggests a screening tests. Screening tests are given when you have no cancer symptoms; By the time symptoms appear, cancer may have begun to spread.

Skin cancer risk factors include:

  • Long periods of time exposure to natural sunlight or artificial sunlight (tanning beds).
  • Having a fair complexion (Fair skin that freckles and burns easily, does not tan, or tans poorly; Blue or green or other light-colored eyes; Red or blond hair.)
  • Having actinic keratosis or weakened immune system.
  • Past treatment with radiation or Arsenic
  • History of many blistering sunburns, especially as a child or teenage.
  • Family history of unusual moles (atypical nevus syndrome).
  • Family or personal history of melanoma.