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Painful, itchy skin lesions may indicate skin cancer
Painful, itchy skin lesions may indicate skin cancer (July 24, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Philadelphia - A new report published in JAMA Dermatology finds that painful and itchy skin lesions may be a sign of skin cancer. Researchers studied over 250 patients with laboratory confirmed skin cancer. Participants ranked the severity of itching and pain of their skin lesions after undergoing biopsy. Results showed that nearly 37% of skin cancer lesions were accompanied by itching, while just over 28% were accompanied with pain.
 
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