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Symptoms of Skin Cancer

How do you tell the difference between a normal skin blemish or mole and a cancerous one? The articles in this section will help you identify the three main types of skin cancer -- basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma -- and when you should call your doctor.

Skin Cancer Symptoms
Skin cancer symptoms can include many different shapes, sizes and colors of skin lesions, or no visible lesions at all. Learn what signs to look for.

Basal Cell Skin Cancer Pictures
Basal cell carcinoma is the most common type of skin cancer. Learn to recognize it in this gallery of pictures.

Squamous Cell Skin Cancer Pictures
A photographic gallery of squamous cell carcinomas, the second most common form of skin cancer.

Melanoma Skin Cancer Pictures
This collection of pictures of real melanoma cases showing the typical appearance of these aggressive cancerous lesions.

Moles Versus Melanoma Skin Cancer
This collection of pictures will help you tell the difference between normal moles (nevi, nevus) and melanoma skin cancer.

Pictures of Non-Cancerous and Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions
This picture gallery shows a variety of non-cancerous and pre-cancerous skin problems.

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