Cancer tissue can be found in fingernail says, Dr. Dana Stern. It may occur due to the effect of skin cancer symptoms and gradually form a dark stripe on fingernail or thumbnail. The strange color or size change in a mole or a freckle can be cancer. These symptoms must never be ignored and the patient should visit a cancer expert for a check-up.
Nail matrix is located near the cuticle, where toenails and fingernails originate.
Marking on nails usually occur due to deficiency of essentials vitamins. While the cancer mark is totally different. It's dark streak seems like a streak made by a marker.
According to cancer specialist Dr.Stern the index finger, thumb and toe are most common parts of the body where cancer forms a strange appearance.
Nail Cancer is the new addition to different types of cancer. It's a hybrid form of skin cancer that multiplies cancerous tissue under nail enamel at faster rate.
Slowly the streak spreads and forms a spot or make a strange formation.
Doctors strictly advice patients to take immediate precaution soon to avoid critical situation.