Skin Cancer

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is cancer?
  2. Why are older people more likely to get cancer?
  3. What is skin cancer?
  4. What is basal cell carcinoma?
  5. What is squamous cell carcinoma?
  6. What is melanoma?
  7. What is metastatic skin cancer?
  8. Do both men and women get skin cancer?
  9. Where does skin cancer occur?
  10. What is the most important risk factor for skin cancer?
  11. What is the best way to reduce my risk of skin cancer?
  12. What is SPF?
  13. What are the symptoms of skin cancer?
  14. Should I perform regular skin self-exams?
  15. How do I perform a skin self-exam?
  16. What happens during a clinical skin exam?
  17. What happens during a biopsy?
  18. I have heard people mention "stages" of cancer. What is a stage?
  19. If I do need to seek treatment for skin cancer, what are my options?
  20. Are there other treatment options for someone with skin cancer?
  21. Where can I find a comprehensive analysis of research on skin cancer?

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