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Dermatology Basics: 5 Signs That Mole Might Be Cancerous

Skin cancer is a very real threat for Americans; it’s estimated that one out of every five people in the U.S. will develop the disease in their lifetime. As a result of this shocking statistic, it’s extremely important that you pay attention to your skin. Since moles are so common, you should know the difference […]

Identifying Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Defining Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Skin Cancer): Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is an uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells arising in the squamous cells, which compose most of the skin’s upper layers (the epidermis). This type of cancer may present itself as open sores, growths with a central depression, or warts. The lesions may crust or bleed.  […]

Skin Cancer Treatments

Skin cancer is a terrifying concept but has many treatments and is best caught early, so make sure you are going to your dermatologist regularly, especially if you are at-risk for skin cancer. Diagnosis: To diagnose skin cancer, a dermatologist will carefully examine abnormalities on your skins such as growths, moles, and dry patches. The […]