A 48-year-old female asked:
I had a mole removed a couple of days ago and am now waiting to hear whe the biopsy says.. but i read some where that all moles that have changed color are cancer. i am 48 years old
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Internal Medicine 41 years experience
This : This is not accurate information. Not all moles that change colors are cancerous, although the prevalence of cancer in changing moles are higher. The biopsy will be a better source to determine malignancy (cancerous) and mode of treatment.
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Facial Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Most are not cancer: "moles" often change in size, color, and texture. These changes are risk factors for cancer, but they do not always indicate a cancerous change had taken place.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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