Health Information

Skin Cancer

  • Actinic Keratosis

    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.

  • Understanding the Types of Skin Cancer
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Types of Skin Cancer: Kaposi Sarcoma

    Detailed information on Kaposi sarcoma

  • Preventing Skin Cancer

    Detailed information on skin cancer prevention

  • Sunscreens: Protect Your Skin

    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

  • Melanoma: Diagnosis

    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

  • Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: Statistics
  • 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