By Josh Cubon
What is Skin Cancer?
A type of skin cancer that grows slowly and damages the cells around it, but usually doesn't spread through your body. Squamous Cancer is A hard lump that is painful that is more likely to spread. Can cause an ulcer if left untreated. Melanoma is A dangerous form of skin cancer that grows rapidly and can spread to other parts of your body if left untreated.
Who is affected?
More than 7.5 million people are affected by skin cancer each year.
76,000 people are affected by Melanoma each year
All people can get skin cancer but lighter skin people have a greater chance of getting skin cancer.
Skin cancer has increased 77% Since 1977
Other Pictures of skin cancer
Basal Skin Cancer
Starts off small looking as a pimple, but can grow in size.
Squamous Skin Cancer
Growing bigger, and more likely to spread.
First stage of Melanoma. Melanoma is the most dangerous kind of skin cancer.