skin cancer

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Noun1.skin cancer - a malignant neoplasm of the skin
cancroid, squamous cell carcinoma - the most common form of skin cancer
epithelioma - a malignant tumor of the epithelial tissue
malignant melanoma, melanoma - any of several malignant neoplasms (usually of the skin) consisting of melanocytes
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Translations
ihosyöpä
皮膚癌

skin cancer

ncancro alla pelle
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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These treatment are significantly utilized in the treatment of malignant growth, for example, lung disease, skin malignancy, and others.
The general population of Kasur faces the risk of various ailments like skin malignancy, skin aggravation and unending irritation of the kidneys.
Reports of skin malignancy were confirmed with physician records and pathology reports.
NMSC is the most common skin malignancy in white population5.
These factors may delay detection and diagnosis, contribute to the low number of skin malignancy cases, and hinder correct identification of predisposing risk factors.
MCC was first described by Toker in 1972 as a skin malignancy originated from the sweat gland and has been named as "trabecular cell carcinoma of the skin."[5] Later by introduction of electron microscopy, dense secretory granules of Merkel cells were visualized in the tumor cells unclearing the origin of the pathology.
In addition to the aesthetic disturbance and functional inconvenience caused by large burn scars, these lesions facilitate the development of skin malignancy. According to the current literature, the risk of malignancy transformation reaches 2%, while the mean latency interval between onset of original insult and secondary tumoral occurrence is approximately 30 years [1-3] except in a patient who developed a squamous cell carcinoma 6 weeks after burning [4] and another in the year after the burn [5].
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common, yet relatively benign and slow-growing, skin malignancy. Contrastingly, giant basal cell carcinoma (GBCC) is a rare and aggressive skin malignancy.
Diabetes increases the risk of melanoma, especially in women.6 A correlation has been shown between the presence of glycation products and their receptors and the incidence of melanoma and its metastases.6 The association between diabetes after diagnosis and the risk of non-melanoma skin malignancy has been demonstrated by Ragozzino et al in 1982.8
(4) In contrast to the general population, SCCs are the most common skin malignancy among the immunosuppressed.
CONCLUSION: DFSP is a skin malignancy with a high recurrence rate if resection is inadequate.
Conclusion: The most common skin malignancy was BCC followed by SCC and melanoma.