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A b rief introduction about skin cancer

A Brief Introduction About Skin Cancer

What is skin cancer
What Is Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is usually low-grade malignant growth of the skin.

Causes of skin cancer
Causes of Skin Cancer

  • Family history

  • Radiation (UV light)

  • Large number of moles

  • Weak immune system

  • Fair skin

  • Age Factor

  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) infection

  • Chemicals

Facts about skin cancer
Facts About Skin Cancer

  • 2.8 Million diagnosed with BCC (Basal cell carcinoma) each year.

  • About 90 % of Nonmelanoma skin cancers causes due to ultraviolet (UV) radiation

  • One person dies of melanoma every hour.

  • On average, a person’s risk for melanoma doubles if he or she has had more than five sunburns.

  • Do not ignore skin disease, diagnose yourself with a experienced skin cancer specialistin Scottsdale.

Treatment of skin cancer
Treatment of Skin Cancer

Radiotherapy: It is the use of high-energy rays, usually x-rays and similar rays (such as electrons) to treat disease.

Treatment of skin cancer1
Treatment of Skin Cancer

Chemotheraphy-It usually refers to the use of medicines or

drugs to treat cancer.

Treatment of skin cancer2
Treatment of Skin Cancer

Surgery-  It is used to remove the tumor as possible. Have a look at this small guide of cancer treatment.

Treatment of skin cancer3
Treatment of Skin Cancer

Immunotherapy- It is a type of cancer treatmentdesigned to boost the body's natural defenses to fight the cancer.

Treatment of skin cancer4
Treatment of Skin Cancer

Photodynamic therapy: It is a treatment that uses a drug, called a photosensitizer or photosensitizing agent, and a particular type of light.

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