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Skin Cancer – Non-Melanoma



Overview

Anatomy of the Skin
The skin is the body's largest organ. It serves as a protective shield against heat, light, injury, and infection.

Facts About Skin Cancer
Statistics relating to skin cancer

Understanding the Types of Skin Cancer

Basal Cell Carcinoma
Detailed information on basal cell carcinoma, including risk factors and how the disease develops

Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Detailed information on squamous cell carcinoma, including risk factors and places this type of cancer is typically found on the body

Other Types of Skin Cancer: Kaposi Sarcoma
Detailed information on Kaposi sarcoma

Merkel Cell Cancer
Detailed information on merkel cell cancer, including diagnosis and treatment

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
Detailed information on cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

Actinic Keratosis (A Precancerous Condition)
Detailed information on actinic keratosis, including causes and treatment

Other Causes and Risk Factors For Skin Cancer
Detailed information on causes and risk factors for skin cancer, including heredity and environment

Am I At Risk for nonMelanoma Skin Cancer?

The Genetics of Skin Cancer
Up to half of all Americans 65 and older will have at least one bout of skin cancer. The most common types of skin cancer in the United States are basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas. These are generally the result of sun exposure.

What Are the Symptoms of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer?



 

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