CATHERINE W GICHUKI DOHA HAMAD Medical Corporation (HMC) is planning to have a skin cancer
awareness day, in order to educate people on skin cancer
and encourage them to get screened, an official has said.
With around 400 cases of skin cancer
diagnosed in Qatar between 2010 and 2015, cancer experts at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) are advising the public that simple precautions can lower their risk of contracting skin cancer
Mohamed Ussama Al Homsi, Oncology Senior Consultant, said skin cancer
is the most common of all cancers, with one million people in the United States diagnosed each year with some form of the disease.
You may have heard the word melanoma tossed around a lot, but what other types of skin cancer
But we're fans of protecting our skin, and our health, too, so headlines warning of rising skin cancer
rates can't be ignored.
It's important for individuals of all ages to practise healthy sun behaviours to limit the risk of skin cancer
A regular head-to-toe self-exam can help detect early signs of skin cancer
THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY is disappointed with this recommendation, as dermatologists know that skin cancer
screenings can save lives, yet we acknowledge the need for additional research on the benefits and harms of skin cancer
screening in the primary care setting," Abel Torres, MD, president of the American Academy of Dermatology, said in a statement responding to the USPSTF skin cancer
The report, Skin cancer
in Australia, presents the latest information on skin cancersa disease group including melanoma of the skin and non-melanoma skin cancer
Over the past 3 decades, more people have had skin cancer
than all other cancers combined.
According to the Skin Cancer
Foundation, "Skin cancer
is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells.
Among the myriad risks of smoking, researchers have also found that the deadly habit may lead to worse health outcomes among those diagnosed with skin cancer
, found new research from APHA's 143 rd Annual Meeting and Exposition.