Back to the normal program after my indulgence on Australian birds, here's a valuable article on how to identify suspicious moles with a great deal of information on melanomas, the really scary skin cancers. Given our much higher risk of developing skin cancers, this is a topic we should all take very seriously.
The article finishes with the explanation of a new, promising technique - teledermoscopy, where you photography suspicious moles with your mobile phone and send the photo to an expert for assessment.
H. Peter Soyer, Professor and Anna Finnane, Post-doctoral Research Fellow, both at The University of Queensland (Australia's sunshine state and skin capital of the world) give us the details on what to look for:
Not to forget the recent scare by one of our valued members:
Photo: Sunset at my local beach