Skin Cancer

Skin cancer — the abnormal growth of skin cells — most often develops on skin exposed to the sun. But this common form of cancer can also occur on areas of your skin not ordinarily exposed to sunlight. There are three major types of skin cancer — basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma.

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Skin examination: A doctor or nurse checks the skin for bumps or spots that look abnormal in color, size, shape, or texture. Biopsy: All or part of the abnormal-looking growth is removed from the skin and viewed under a microscope by a pathologist to see if cancer cells are present.
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The diagram above represents the range of known risk factors for BCC. Below are descriptions of the four top causes...
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Basal cells produce new skin cells as old ones die. Limiting sun exposure can help prevent these cells from becoming...
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The key to saving lives from Skin Cancer is twofold: Prevention and Early Detection.
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The purpose of self-examination is to assist in the early diagnosis of skin cancer.
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Summer is the season for shorts, sandy beaches, and Frisbees, but it's also the season for sunburns and tans which can lead to long-term skin damage, premature aging, and perhaps most importantly, increased risk of skin cancers.
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