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Articles That Discuss Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer As You Age

“The reality of the situation, however, is that you’ve probably already done untold damage to your skin without realizing it, even if you’ve taken steps to protect yourself from UV rays.” I

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Actinic Keratosis, Non-Melanoma, Melanoma In-Situ

Actinic Keratosis is a form of pre-cancer. Basel Cell and Squamous Cell Cancers are common forms of skin cancer called Non-Melanoma skin cancer and are rarely fatal.  Melanoma In-situ is also skin cancer

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Diagnosed with Melanoma? Get a Second Opinion!

These results show that diagnoses ranging from moderately atypical lesions to early stage invasive melanoma are neither accurate nor reproducible, say the authors. While I am the first person to be cynical

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Radon Gas-Risk of Malignant Melanoma

“naturally occurring radioactive gas radon within one’s home also increases the risk to develop malignant skin cancer (malignant melanoma)…” I am a cancer survivor who has an increased

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Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

There is no widely accepted standard-of-care for unresectable, locally advanced, or metastatic Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma (CSCC) aka Skin Cancer According to research the majority of both basal

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Skin Cancer- Is Keratoacanthoma a Distinct Entity or Squamous Cell Carcinoma?

?KA is benign despite its similarities to squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), or the abnormal growth of cancerous cells on the skin’s most outer layer” Dear Cancer Coach:  I had a growth on my leg

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The Melanoma Paradox-

While the number of skin cancer cases—specifically for melanoma—is anticipated to increase by 14 percent this year, the number of deaths from melanoma is decreasing by 4 percent.1 There is no paradox

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Lymph node Surgery in Melanoma Does Not Result in Longer Overall Survival

“Patients who receive the standard surgical treatment for melanoma that has spread to one or more key lymph nodes do not live longer… I understand how difficult it can be to make decisions

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Malignant Melanoma- Integrative Therapies Enhance Outcomes

Integrative Therapy for Malignant Melanoma- Enhance the Efficacy of Conventional Chemotherapy While Reducing Toxicity Depending on your stage at diagnosis,  the outlook for malignant melanoma is not hopeful,

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Skin Cancer Overdiagnosis?

“The discrepancies in incidence and mortality trends found in this cohort study suggest considerable overdiagnosis of melanoma occurring among White patients in the US.” Though the studies

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