McCain Mole Not Cancerous

Biopsy shows no skin cancer
By Peter Fearon,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 29, 2008 10:00 PM CDT
John McCain, who has had four previous malignant melanomas removed, is cancer free, doctors say.    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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(Newser) – A biopsy performed on a mole removed from John McCain's face shows no sign of skin cancer. The brief cancer scare came after a routine dermatological check-up, Reuters reports. The 72-year-old Senator has had four malignant melanomas—the most serious form of skin cancer—removed since 1993.