Dermatology

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

2018-09-04T21:58:57+00:00

Squamous cell carcinoma is the second most common form of skin cancer.  It may present as a thickened red scaly spot at areas most often exposed to the sun. It may sometimes spread to other parts of the body, so it is more dangerous than basal cell carcinoma, but spread is uncommon and it can usually [...]

Squamous Cell Carcinoma 2018-09-04T21:58:57+00:00

Basal Cell Carcinoma

2018-09-04T21:58:02+00:00

Basal cell carcinoma is the commonest, and the least life-threatening, form of skin cancer. The reported incidence of basal cell carcinomas has drastically increased over recent decades and continues to rise. They usually appear as a red lump or scaly area. They grow slowly, rarely spread to other parts of the body and can usually be [...]

Basal Cell Carcinoma 2018-09-04T21:58:02+00:00

Malignant Melanoma

2018-09-04T21:55:45+00:00

Malignant melanoma is one of the most dangerous types of skin cancer. It is one of the most common cancers among 20- to 35-year-olds. Melanoma can occur at any age, but it is extremely rare in childhood. The causes of malignant melanoma are not fully understood. Sun exposure during childhood and adolescence is thought to be an [...]

Malignant Melanoma 2018-09-04T21:55:45+00:00