BSF - skin cancer/moles


ASK THE EXPERT - BSF and talkhealth teamed 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 kindly joined us to give us their advice and support.  The clinic is now closed but you can view the questions and answers here.

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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New moles

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I've many moles around my body but I'm finding it difficult to find a Dr who will take my concerns, seriously, as they can only ..., 21st Feb 2019


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Hi, the last few months i noticed that some of my moles became painful when touched. I have a lot more moles now than a year bef... Jenny135, 21st Feb 2019


Hairy mole

Hello I have had a mole under each year ever since I can remember. They are both so light in colour that you can hardly see the... Rozcunliffe, 20th Feb 2019


Moles on nipples

This is embarrassing but I have what look like small moles on my nipples. Could these moles be serious and mean I am more likely... beautyjunkie, 20th Feb 2019


Flat moles on chest

Hello. I have a few flat moles on my chest which seem to change in size, sometimes feeling larger then flatten out again. , One ... Di Graham, 19th Feb 2019


Why aren’t there NHS mole clinics?!

Hi why aren’t there any NHS mole clinics? I know you can have moles examined privately but for those of us with lots of the th... BeautyShark, 19th Feb 2019


What is the best way to protect my mole?

Hello, I have a mole on my scalp just above my ear, which I have had checked by my GP who has no concerns about it. It’s flat... Guest Posts, 19th Feb 2019


Mole removal

When I was younger (I am 27 now) I had 2 moles removed. One when I was around 7/8 the other when I was in my teens. I have a mol... DisneyPrincess26, 18th Feb 2019

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