Health Information

Overview

  • Anatomy of the Skin

    The skin is the body's largest organ. It serves as a protective shield against heat, light, injury, and infection.

  • Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: Statistics

    Some people use statistics to figure out their chances of getting cancer--or their chance of being cured. Here are the latest statistics for nonmelanoma skin cancer.

  • Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: Introduction

    Skin cancer is a disease that begins in the cells of the skin. There are several types of skin cancer (carcinoma). Melanoma is the most serious. But there are others that are known as nonmelanoma skin cancer.

  • Kaposi Sarcoma: Newly Diagnosed

    Being told you have Kaposi sarcoma can be scary, and you may have many questions. But you have people on your healthcare team to help.

  • Merkel Cell Cancer

    Detailed information on merkel cell cancer, including diagnosis and treatment

  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma

    Detailed information on cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Actinic Keratosis

    Detailed information on actinic keratosis, including causes and treatment.

  • Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: Risk Factors
  • Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: Symptoms

    Nonmelanoma skin cancer may appear as a new growth. Or it may occur as a change in the size or in the color of a growth you already have.