Are Moles Cancerous?

By Staff Writer - June 20, 2022

The Moffitt Medical Minute is a weekly video series featuring Moffitt Cancer Center President and CEO Dr. Patrick Hwu. He takes complex or confusing medical and scientific topics and breaks them down in just 60 seconds.

Melanoma is deadly cancer derived from melanocytes that can spread throughout the body. As DNA damage from sun and other factors builds up, moles can become cancerous.

Check out this episode of the Moffitt Medical Minute to learn more and see how you can protect yourself from skin cancer through early detection and screening.


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