A 27-year-old mother-of-one who was diagnosed with terminal skin cancer after ignoring a ‘suspicious’ mole for three years has issued a warning to others to get their skin checked before it is too late.
Kassidy Pierson, from Minnesota, has been candidly documenting her battle against melanoma in a series of viral
‘This is what my mole looked like,’ Kassidy said in a recent video, revealing a photo of the large, dark mole on the inside of her leg and explaining that she first began noticing ‘changes’ to it when she was 18.
‘It was bigger than a pencil eraser, it itched, it was dry, it bled when it was itchy, it had all the symptoms,’ she continued. ‘It was discolored, it changed shapes.’
Speaking out: A 27-year-old mother-of-one has revealed she was diagnosed with terminal skin cancer after ignoring a ‘suspicious’ mole for three years, which turned out to be melanoma
Warning: Kassidy Pierson, from Minnesota, has been documenting her cancer journey on TikTok, where she recently shared an image of the cancerous mole found on her inner thigh
Symptoms: Kassidy first noticed changes to her mole at age 18, revealing that it was dry, itchy, and its size, shape, and color had altered – but she didn’t know these were signs of melanoma