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Skin Cancer Types & Symptoms.

As we know that skin cancer is among the major problems for the world. Skin cancer means the abnormal growth of skin cells. Skin cancer has come through the two reasons. The first reason is that skin cancer exposed by UV rays of sun and other one is unrepaired DNA damage that triggers mutations.

Skin Cancer Types

Skin cancer has three types the first one is Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Melanoma skin cancer.
  1. Basal Cell Carcinoma - It produces new skin cells as old ones die. Basal cell carcinoma usually occurs in sun-exposed areas of your body, such as your neck or face.Treatments include prescription creams or surgery to remove the cancer. Mohs tek Provide the best basal cell carcinoma treatment

Symptoms- Basal Cell Carcinoma may appear as:

  • A Pearly White, Skin Colored or pink bump
  • A brown, black, and blue lesion 
  • A flat, Scaly, reddish patch 
  • A white, Waxy, Scar like lesion
  1. Squamous Cell Carcinoma - Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common form of skin cancer. It's usually found in areas of the body damaged by UV rays from the sun or tanning beds. Sun-exposed skin includes the head, neck, chest, upper back, ears, lips, arms, legs, and hands. SCC is a fairly slow-growing skin Cancer. Mohs Tek is the leading labaority of Squamous cell carcinoma treatment.

Symptoms- Squamous cell carcinoma may appear as:

      • A firm, red nodule
      • A flat lesion with a scaly, crusted surface
  1. Melanoma Skin Cancer - Melanoma can develop anywhere on your body, in otherwise normal skin or in an existing mole that becomes cancerous. Melanoma most often appears on the face or the trunk of affected men. In women, this type of cancer most often develops on the lower legs. In both men and women, melanoma can occur on skin that hasn't been exposed to the sun. 

Symptoms- Melanoma Skin Cancer may appear as:

    • A change in an existing mole
    • The development of a new pigmented or unusual-looking growth on your skin

These are three main types of skin cancer. I hope this blog is helpful to you. Do you want to read about -