September, 2018

Melanoma

Melanoma

Melanoma can develop anywhere on your body. They may develop in an existing mole in 20 – 30 % of individuals or in otherwise normal skin. In men, melanoma most often appears on the face or the trunk. In women, this type of cancer most often develops on the lower legs. In both men and […]

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Squamous Cell Skin Cancer

Squamous Cell Skin Cancer

Squamous cell carcinoma is the second most common form of skin cancer.  One million cases if squamous cell skin cancer are diagnosed each year. They most often occur on sun-exposed areas of your body. This includes the face, ears, arms, hands and legs. However, they can occur on all areas of the body including the […]

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Basal Cell Skin Cancer

Basal Cell Skin Cancer

Basal cell skin cancers are the most common form of skin cancer. Four million cases of basal cell carcinoma are diagnosed in the U.S. each year. It is the most common form of all cancers.  One in three of all cancers will be a basal cell carcinoma. They usually occur on sun-exposed areas of your […]

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Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. More than 4 million new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year. One in five people will develop a skin cancer in their lifetime. Approximately 40-50% of Americans who live to 65 will have a basal or squamous cell skin cancer. […]

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