A, B, C's of Skin Cancer Self-Exams
Be sure to check your body for changes in your skin. Use the ABCDE rule for checking your moles:
- A: asymmetrical
- B: border (the outer edges are uneven)
- C: color (dark black or have multiple colors)
- D: diameter (greater than 6 mm)
- E: evolving (change in size, shape, and color)
Contact your provider if you notice a skin area that looks different.