Skin Cancer

Facts About Skin Cancer

What Is Skin Cancer?

-Uncontrolled growth of skin cells

-Caused by radiation or genetic defects
-Most common cancer of all cancer
-Over 1 million get skin cancer each year-3 types of skin cancer

-3 Types Of Skin Cancer
- Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)
-Melanoma (Most Deadly Of Types Of Skin Cancers)

- Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)

What Does Skin Cancer Look Like?

-Looks like a deformed mole

-Identified as a weird size or color of a mole

-Can form anywhere on the body

How Do You Get Skin Cancer?

How Do You Protect Skin Cancer

Ways Of Getting Treated For Skin Cancer

Moh's Micrographic Surgery- Removes tumor in the skin without cutting skin around it

Excisional Surgery- Removes tumor along with the skin around it

Cryosurgery- Freezes tumor with Liquid Nitrogen to destroy it

Radiation- Uses X-Rays beams to destroy Tumor

Laser Surgery- Lasers used to destroy Tumor

This Is How You Protect Yourself From Skin Cancer

-Stay out of the Sun

-Wear Sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher

-Don't tan too frequently

-Have a yearly exam for Skin Cancer

-Don't get sunburns often

-Don't take much exposure to Ultra-Rays

Created By Raymond Cabarcas

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