Video: How to spot the signs of malignant melanomas21st Jun 18 | Lifestyle
It's important to keep an eye on your moles, particularly over the summer months.
Today is summer solstice, the longest day of the year, and we’ve got a string of hot weather coming up too. That means sunshine, and lots of it.
While most of us are good at reapplying our SPF30, according to Boots, 80% of us never check our backs for signs of melanomas and skin cancer. But if you were looking, would you know what you’re supposed to be looking for?
Well, it’s simply a case of knowing your ABCDEs. These are characteristics and changes to your skin to be aware of and track, with the acronym standing for: A – asymmetry, B – borders, C – colour, D – diameter, E – evolving. Check out our video guide to each letter here…
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