BSF - skin cancer/moles


ASK THE EXPERT - BSF and talkhealth will be teaming up to offer our community the opportunity to put their questions to our panel of dermatology experts regarding skin cancer and moles. Dr Adil Sheraz, Dr Walayat Hussain, Dr Zainab Laftah and Dr Anton Alexandroff will be kindly joining us to give us their advice and support. They will be answering your questions on Thursday 21 February but the clinic will be open from Monday 18 February for you to post your questions in advance.

British Skin Foundation (BSF) is the only UK charity dedicated to raising funds for skin disease and skin cancer research. Visit the British Skin Foundation charity page to find out more.

Medical Experts

  • Dr Anton Alexandroff

    Consultant Dermatologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer & British...

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  • Dr Walayat Hussain

    Consultant Dermatologist & Specialist Dermatological Surgeon

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  • Dr Zainab Laftah

    Consultant Dermatologist

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  • Dr Adil Sheraz

    Consultant Dermatologist - MBBS, BMEDSCI(HONS), MRCP (UK), MRCP ...

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I have lots of moles. The few large (circa 5mm) ones are mostly on my ankles and shoulders and fairly easy to keep an eye on. Bu... Patience1, 18th Feb 2019


Painful mole

Hi. This dark mole on my back has become sore when touched. Should I be alarmed? Thanks kelnat23, 18th Feb 2019


Painful mole

Hi. I have a dark mole on my back that has now become sore whenntouched. Should I be alarmed? Thanks kelnat23, 18th Feb 2019


Prescribed cream

Not sure if I name the cream .... Efudix cream contains 5% w/w fluorouracil. It says - The cream should not harm healthy skin.... Pammythinks, 18th Feb 2019


Moles removed

I've been having hundreds of moles all over my face and body since teenage years. They grow over time. For esthetic reasons, I'v... puskaa000, 18th Feb 2019



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