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What are the Different Types of Skin Cancer?

What are the Different Types of Skin Cancer?

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Skin is our outermost protective layer which protects us from heat, injury and many types of infections. It also maintains our body temperature and stores water and fats. It has several layers like Epidermis, Dermis and Hypodermis.

What You Should Know About Stage 0 Melanoma (Melanoma in situ)?

What You Should Know About Stage 0 Melanoma (Melanoma in situ)?

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In Stage 0 melanoma, the malignant tumor is confined to the outer layers of the skin. The cancer cells have not yet grown deeper into your skin. Stage 0 melanoma is also called melanoma in situ. But, there is a risk of the cells becoming cancerous if not treated.

Understanding the Skin Cancer

Understanding the Skin Cancer

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Skin is the first and foremost protective layer of the body. It protects us from sunburn, heat, injury and infections. It helps in storing fat and water and controlling body temperature too. Skin is made up of several layers such as epidermis ...

What are the Signs of Skin Cancer?

What are the Signs of Skin Cancer?

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All skin cancers including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma generally start as changes to your skin. These changes can appear as new growths or precancerous lesions, or other changes that are not cancer but may become cancer later. You can learn here how to identify early warning signs.

Risk Factors for Skin Cancer- Are you at Risk of Getting Skin Cancer?

Risk Factors for Skin Cancer- Are you at Risk of Getting Skin Cancer?

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Risk factors are defined as various conditions and activities that may lead to a disease condition or increase chances of getting that disease. Risk factors are different for different cancer types. Some risk factors can be controlled which are basically. . . .