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Melanoma/Skin Cancer Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Melanoma Skin Cancer

  1. Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer with Occult Primary Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Topic Overview

    When melanoma spreads (metastasizes),it usually spreads first into nearby lymph nodes. It can also spread through the bloodstream. Distant metastases of melanoma typically are found in the skin,liver,lungs,bone,and brain. If the primary melanoma is on a leg or arm,metastases usually are first found higher up on that leg or arm. Unusual sites for metastases include the eye. Most deaths ...

  2. Skin Cancer, Non Melanoma Guide - Cause

    Nonmelanoma skin cancer is usually caused by overexposure to the sun and its ultraviolet (UV) rays.

  3. Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer with Occult Primary Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Prevention

    The primary risk factor for developing melanoma is excessive exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. Some experts believe that 65% or more of melanoma is caused by exposure to the sun, especially during childhood.

  4. Skin Cancer, Non Melanoma Guide - Home Treatment

    Home treatment after removal of a skin cancer includes regular use of skin protection measures to prevent a return (recurrence) of nonmelanoma skin cancer and regular exams to watch for suspicious skin changes.

  5. The Sun and Skin Cancer

    Spending too much time in the sun gives you wrinkles and makes you more likely to get skin cancer.

  6. 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.

  7. Skin Cancer

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

  8. Frequently Asked Questions About Skin Cancer and Melanoma

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

  9. Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    Squamous Cell Carcinoma, SCC, is the second most common type of skin cancer. Its cells live in the outer layer of the skin.

  10. Melanoma/Skin Cancer Clinical Trials

    WebMD offers help for finding clinical trials for those with melanoma or other types of skin cancer.

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