Posts Tagged ‘mélanome’

Association of melanoma and papillary thyroid cancer (For Professionals)

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Association of melanoma and papillary thyroid cancer (For Professionals) Claire KOH, Martin TW CHIO, Hazel H OON. Cutaneous Melanoma associated with Papillary Thyroid Cancer National Skin Centre, Singapore “The risk of melanoma patients developing second primary cancers has been studied with increasing interest due to improved survival rates of patients with melanomas. Recent studies have […]

Dermatology in Asians (For Professionals)

Friday, March 25th, 2011

1. Asians: who are they ? -they represent 4.5% of population of the US. -they are the people who come from the Far-east, South-East Asia and the Indian subcontinent. -Standards of beauty are different than in the West but very diverse as very different cultures live there (light skin is sought after but unregulated stores […]

Malignant Melanoma

Monday, February 1st, 2010

This is a cancer of the pigment cells of the skin. It is a highly malignant skin cancer. It presents as dark brown or black skin growth or ulcer. It may look like ordinary moles. But unlike the common mole: it grows rapidly its surface has several shades of red, black or blue colours its […]

Skin cancers

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland What are skin cancers ? There are many types of skin cancers. The three common skin cancers are :- 1. Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) This presents as a firm irregular fleshy growth usually on sun exposed skin. The growth can increase rapidly in size giving rise to a […]

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