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Welcome to Mole Check at The Cadogan Clinic, London’s most comprehensive centre for the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer.
We’re here to help you take away the worry when it comes to checking your moles.
Simply call 0808 278 8967 to make an appointment or click here to book online.

Why do I need regular mole checks?

The NHS and NICE guidelines recommend having your moles checked by an expert every six months – at a minimum.

If you’ve had a mole removed,
it’s every three months.

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    Worry removed

    The good news is that skin cancers found and removed early are almost always curable.

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    Early diagnosis matters

    A person with a melanoma of less than 0.75mm thick can expect to have a 95% cure rate.

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    Monitoring change

    52% of the melanoma we find are discovered by identifying the tiniest of changes each time you come in.

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    State-of-the-art tech

    We can monitor changes both
    externally and internally that
    aren’t visible to the naked eye.

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    Mole Map

    Each patient leaves with a comprehensive, computer controlled Mole Map of their body.

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    Long term monitoring

    Our Mole Mapping technology and Consultant Dermatologist led approach allows us to spot even subtle changes to moles over time.

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    We have three fully staffed operating theatres on site for the rapid, same appointment, removal of worrisome moles.

    We are one of the only Clinics in the UK to offer Mohs surgery recognised by NICE as the optimal approach to skin cancer removal.

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    Any mole that the Consultant Dermatologist is
    concerned about is examined under a high powered dermatology microscope.

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    Every Mole Check patient always sees a Consultant Dermatologist, not a nurse.

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    Plastic surgeons

    For the removal of moles in more visible places,
    a Consultant Plastic surgeon can undertake the procedure to minimise any scarring risk.

How much does it cost?

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Mole Check Classic
  • Mole Check by Dermatologist
  • Mole Map
  • Dermoscopy
  • Report from Dermatologist
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The Mole Refresher
  • Mole Check by Dermatologist
  • Mole Map
  • Dermoscopy
  • Report from Dermatologist
  • +Twice a year
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Multi-Mole Package
  • Mole Check by Dermatologist
  • Mole Map
  • Dermoscopy
  • Report from Dermatologist
  • + Twice a year
  • + For 3 people
  • + £250 per additional
    family member
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Mole Magic
  • Same day mole removal
    with expert Dermatologist
  • (+ £100 histology)
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How do I prevent cancerous moles?

If you have a lot of moles it’s important to take extra care in the sun. Although it’s not always possible to prevent melanoma, avoiding overexposure to UV light can reduce your
chances of developing it.

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    Seek shade

    Stay in the shade when the sun is at
    its strongest (between 11am and 3pm).

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    Wear sunscreen

    Use a high factor sunscreen (minimum
    SPF15 for daily use, SPF30 for extended outdoor activity) and reapply it regularly, particularly after swimming.

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    Cover up

    Cover up with clothes, a wide-
    brimmed hat and sunglasses.

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    Expiration dates

    Check the expiration date on the sunscreen to be sure it’s still effective. Most sunscreen products are good
    for at least 1 to 2 years.

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    Avoid using sunbeds

    They give out harmful UV rays.

Know what to look out for

The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends we all practice a monthly head-to-toe self-examination of our skin, to spot any new or changing lesions that could be cancerous or pre-cancerous.

We use the ABCDE Rule –
It’s the most effective at identifying superficial spreading melanomas early.

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    Where the shape of one half does not match the other.

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    You will see a change in size –
    it will usually increase. Typically, melanomas are at least 6mm in diameter (the diameter of a pencil).

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    Check the outline of your mole – melanoma have edges that are often ragged, notched, blurred, or irregular, plus the pigment may have spread
    into surrounding skin.

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    The mole looks different from others and/or is changing in size, colour or shape.

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    Is the colour uneven? You might see shades of black, brown, and tan, or areas of white, grey, red, pink, or blue.

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    Melanoma does not always fit the ABCDE rule. If you notice anything different, you’ve got a mole you’re worried about, it’s a new skin lesion, or it itches or bleeds – call us.

If you have a mole that’s worrying you, come and see us immediately.
Don’t wait for your next appointment. Call us on 0808 278 8967.