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Medical Reference Related to Melanoma Skin Cancer

  1. Skin Cancer, Non Melanoma Guide - Treatment Overview

    The goals of treatment for nonmelanoma skin cancer are to: Remove the entire skin cancer and a margin of skin tissue around the cancer to reduce the chance of recurrence. Preserve nearby skin tissue that is free of cancer and minimize scarring after surge

  2. Skin Cancer, Non Melanoma Guide - Symptoms

    Nonmelanoma skin cancer may appear as a change in the skin, such as a growth, an irritation or sore that does not heal, or a change in a wart or mole. Basal cell carcinoma usually affects the head, neck, back, chest, or shoulders. The nose is the most com

  3. Fluorouracil (5-FU) for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer

    Drug details for Fluorouracil (5-FU) for nonmelanoma skin cancer.

  4. Skin Cancer, Non Melanoma Guide - Health Tools

    Health tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition such asp rotecting your skin from ultraviolet radiation and skin cancer.

  5. Laser Surgery for Skin Cancer

    Laser surgery uses a wavelength of light that is focused in a narrow beam. This high-intensity light is used to shrink or destroy skin cancers or pre-cancers (actinic keratosis). With lasers, there is usually less bleeding, swelling, and scarring. Healing is quicker, and you are less likely to get an infection.Several different types of lasers are used to treat skin cancers, including the carbon dioxide (CO2) laser.

  6. Skin Cancer, Non Melanoma Guide - Medications

    Medications are rarely used to treat nonmelanoma skin cancer. Surgery is the most common treatment.

  7. Frequently Asked Questions About Skin Cancer and Melanoma

    WebMD experts answer frequently asked questions about skin cancer, especially melanoma.

  8. Basal Cell Carcinoma

    Learn more from WebMD about basal cell carcinoma, the most common type of skin cancer, including its causes, symptoms, treatments, and prevention techniques.

  9. Skin Cancer Treatment

    Learn more about various skin cancer treatment options from the experts at WebMD.

  10. Skin Cancer

    Skin cancer is the most common of all human cancers. WebMD explains the different types, including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

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