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Nurse knew it was serious after spotting unusual spot under her eye

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A nurse was alerted to a serious health issue when she noticed a "little" spot on her face. Lianne Jackson, who works as a skin cancer nurse specialist at Clatterbridge Hospital's Dermatology Unit, spotted an unusual white spot beneath her eye in May last year and knew something wasn't right.

The persistent mark, which resembled a milk spot, raised concerns for Lianne due to her professional background. Her expertise led her to suspect the worst, and as the spot evolved, she sought medical advice.

After undergoing a biopsy, Lianne's suspicions were confirmed: she had Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC), a type of skin cancer. Speaking to the ECHO previously, Lianne recounted: "It was a little white lump.

It looked like a milk spot. I said to my doctors I thought it was skin cancer under my eye, and they said it was unusual at my age.

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