Overview of Skin Cancer Tumors – Melanoma – Squamous Cell Carcinoma – Basal Cell Carcinoma

Each year in the U.S. over 5.4 million cases of non melanoma skin cancer are treated. Skin cancer is the most common of all human cancers. Cancer occurs when normal cells transform, grow and multiply without normal controls. They form a tumor. Tumors are cancerous only if they are malignant. They encroach on and invade neighboring tissues. Continue reading

What Causes Skin Cancer and How Do I Know its Cancer?

What causes skin cancer you say? The first thing that pops into people’s head is sun exposure. The truth is, indeed the main cause for skin cancer is excess exposure to Ultraviolet radiation, not only from the sun but also artificial ones such as those from tanning beds. Skin cancer is actually the most common cancer and if detected early enough the most treatable.

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