Health Information

Skin Cancer

  • Actinic Keratosis (A Precancerous Condition)

    Detailed information on actinic keratosis, including causes and treatment

  • Anatomy of the Skin

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

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma

    Detailed information on basal cell carcinoma, including risk factors and how the disease develops

  • UV Exposure Categories

    Detailed information on the effects of ultraviolet light and exposure categories according the Ultraviolet (UV) Index

  • Causes of Skin Cancer

    Detailed information on causes and risk factors for skin cancer, including heredity and environment

  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma

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

  • Effects of Ultraviolet (UV) Exposure

    Detailed information on the effects of ultraviolet light and the increased risk of skin cancer, premature aging, cataracts, and immune system damage

  • Skin Self-Examination

    Detailed information on skin self-examination, including the importance of skin self-examination in skin cancer prevention and a step-by-step guide

  • Home Page - Skin Cancer

    Detailed information on skin cancer, including anatomy of the skin, skin cancer facts, skin cancer causes, skin cancer types, cutaneous t-cell lymphoma, actinic keratosis, skin cancer treatment, sun-damaged skin, skin cancer prevention, sunscreen, and ski

  • Melanoma

    Detailed information on melanoma, including symptoms, diagnosis, risk factors, and treatment

  • Merkel Cell Cancer

    Detailed information on merkel cell cancer, including diagnosis and treatment

  • Online Resources - Skin Cancer

    List of online resources to find additional information on skin cancer

  • Other Causes and Risk Factors For Skin Cancer

    Detailed information on causes and risk factors for skin cancer, including heredity and environment

  • Other Types of Skin Cancer: Kaposi Sarcoma

    Detailed information on Kaposi sarcoma

  • Preventing Skin Cancer

    Detailed information on skin cancer prevention

  • Sunscreens

    Detailed information on the effects of ultraviolet light and the increased risk of skin cancer, including the use of sunscreen as one skin cancer prevention method

  • Topic Index - Skin Cancer

    Detailed information on skin cancer, including anatomy of the skin, skin cancer facts, skin cancer causes, skin cancer types, cutaneous t-cell lymphoma, actinic keratosis, skin cancer treatment, sun-damaged skin, skin cancer prevention, sunscreen, and skin self examination

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    Detailed information on squamous cell carcinoma, including risk factors and places this type of cancer is typically found on the body

  • Diagnosis and Staging of Melanoma

    Detailed information on diagnosis and staging of melanoma, including use of excisional biopsy, incisional biopsy, fine needle aspiration biopsy, punch biopsy, shave biopsy, and skin biopsy

  • Facts About Skin Cancer

    Statistics relating to skin cancer

  • Treating Sun-Damaged Skin

    Detailed information on treating sun-damaged skin

  • Types of Skin Cancer

    Detailed information on the most common types of skin cancer

  • Ultraviolet Radiation

    Detailed information on the effects of ultraviolet light and exposure categories according the Ultraviolet (UV) Index

  • Treatment for Skin Cancer

    Detailed information on the most common treatments for skin cancer, including surgery, immunotherapy, radiation therapy, electrochemotherapy, biological therapy, and photodynamic therapy