Category Archives: Skin Cancer

Melanoma

Melanoma- Skin Cancer The majority of melanomas are black or brown, but they can also be skin-colored, pink, red, purple, blue or white. When melanoma is recognized and treated early, it is almost always curable. If diagnosis and treatment is delayed, the cancer can advance and spread to other parts of the body, where it…
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Squamous Cell Carcinoma SCC

What is squamous cell carcinoma SCC? Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is an aggressive skin cancer characterized by nodules and/or red, scaly patches that may form on sun-exposed skin such as the ears, face, lips, and mouth. Though white and/or fair-skinned people are most prone to developing squamous cell carcinoma, people of all skin types must…
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Skin Cancer Overview

You are your own first line of defense Most of the spots on your skin – freckles, birthmarks, moles – are normal, but some of the possibility of being cancerous. There are three main types of skin cancer. They can usually be discovered at an early stage, when they are readily curable. If you ever…
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