ID#: 18403
This photograph, made available by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), depicts a close view of a dermatology patient’s skin surface, revealing the presence of a fairly symmetrical, small, smooth, shiny, pale, waxy lump, which was suspected of being a cancerous lesion. The black ring represented a line indicating the amount of tissue to be excised during a biopsy procedure. Use of this image requires acknowledgement that NCI is the image source, as well as the inclusion of the website,
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Content Provider(s): National Cancer Institute (NCI);
Creation Date: 1987
Photo Credit: Dermatology Branch; National Cancer Institute (NCI);
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.