Melanoma’s telling sign: Dark marks under finger and toenails could be cancer precursor

Source:, August 2019

Australia’s peak dermatology body is warning of innocuous skin markings that could premediate cancer.

The Australasian College of Dermatologists (ACD) says dark marks under toe and fingernails could be telling signs of melanoma.

Associate Professor Anne Howard, a dermatologist with ACD, says although the line is likely harmless, it can be a sign of melanoma.

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