Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Skin Cancer

How to prevent and detect skin cancer.

Today skin cancer is the most common in Caucasians, excessive sun exposure is considered the most frequent cause of skin cancer.

What are the most common types?

Actinic Keratosis: Precursor to Squamous Cell Carcinoma

basal Cell Carcinoma


• Kaposi's sarcoma (KS)

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

What are the main risk factors?

Skinned and freckled;

blond or red hair;

Blue or green eyes;

Sunburn easily, tan difficult;

Fund burning the soles;

Irregular and intermittent exposure to the sun;

Many signals throughout the body;

Family history of melanoma in;

People with many signs are advised to do self-examination of the skin about once a month. If in doubt, consult a dermatologist.


Lift with rage said...

thanks for bringing this to my attention and because of this info I made the appointment to the center to make sure all is ok

Anonymous said...

I need to wear sun screen more often...

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