Study shows itchy, painful lesions could indicate skin cancer

07/24/2014 | HealthDay News

A study in JAMA Dermatology found that suspicious lesions on skin that are painful or itchy could be a sign of nonmelanoma skin cancer. After analyzing health data of 268 individuals who were diagnosed with skin cancer lesions from 2010 to 2011, researchers revealed that one-third of almost 350 skin cancer lesions of patients itched, while fewer than 30% hurt.

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