Malignant melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer and the cancer form that increases the most among humans. It is strongly related to sun UV rays and repeated sun-burns. If detected early and treated early, 95% survive the disease. Therefore early detection is important.
Summer Skin Care: Approaching Sunburns
Summer is the time to enjoy and bask in the sun, but it’s important to keep in mind that our skin is a sensitive organ, susceptible to injury like any other body part.
Sunburn and Sun Eczema
Sunburn can turn into sun eczema and skin cancer. When the skin is exposed to the sun for a long time, you get sunburn.
A keratoacanthoma is a skin tumor caused by overexposure to the sun in older adults.
A dermatofibroma is a firm, small, lightly pigmented benign growth of the dermis (deeper layer of the skin) which is harmless. The growth may be elevated after insect bites or a splinter.
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common form of skin cancer after basal cell carcinoma. About 700,000 new cases of this skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States each year.
Importance of Dermoscopy for Skin Cancer Screening
Dermoscopy for skin cancer screening is now an important tool when you combine technology. This is called teledermoscopy, teldermatology together with a dermatoscope for faster detection of skin cancer, which can save biopsies and lives.
More Sexual Partners, Increased Risk Of Cancer?
In our endeavour to provide you with as much valuable information as we can, we’re looking into some surprising but clear connections between sexual partners and the risk of cancer. You may or may not remember the increased awareness for this subject, rightly or wrongly, by a revelation made by Michael Douglas some years ago.
Malignant melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, as it has the potential to spread to other parts of the body. This form of cancer in skin pigment cells is often caused by the sun’s ultraviolet ray.
Developer Saves Brother With AI Mole Checker
Our AI Mole and Skin Checker Discovered a Cancerous Mole That Saved Our Developers Brother From a Potential Case Of Melanoma.
Dermatologist Advice on Protecting Your Skin
We speak to one of our board-certified dermatologists on how best to protect your skin in the summer. Read here to learn more!
Skin Cancer Quiz: Can you Spot the bad Mole?
Spotting skin cancer early can be the difference between a life-threatening case and walking away the same day. Learn how to spot the signs.