This is because skin cancer can result in a variety of changes, of which many do not look the same.

People are advised to check up on their skin for any noticeable changes around once a month, as well as take into account any hidden areas.

According to skin specialist Dr Kumkum Misra M.D from Monteceuticals, this includes hidden areas such as between your toes and fingers, on the palms of your hands and on the scalp.

She said: “Hidden Melanomas can develop in areas of your that aren’t exposed to the sun, so it’s essential to monitor all parts of your skin for any changes or concerning symptoms, even areas you may never usually consider.”

Early diagnosis is essential in aiding treatment for skin cancer, so Dr Misra advises visiting a medical professional if you notice any changes.

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