Posts Tagged ‘skin cancer’

Skin Cancer – Education is the Key to Early Detection

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Skin Cancer – Education is the Key to Early Detection Skin cancer education and early detection at the beach: a randomized trial of dermatologist examination and biometric feedback. Emmons KM, Geller AC, Puleo E, Savadatti SS, Hu SW, Gorham S, Werchniak AE; Dana-Farber Skin Cancer Screening Group. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Feb;64(2):282-9. Epub 2010 […]

Skin Cancer and Organ Transplants: Is There A Connection? (For Professionals)

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

Skin Cancer and Organ Transplants:  Is There A Connection? (For Professionals) Everyone has probably heard something about skin cancer and organ transplantation, but do these two separate entities have a connection with each other? To find out whether indeed, one has a possibility of getting skin cancer when one has undergone organ transplantation, let us […]

Skin Cancer After Organ Transplant (For Professionals)

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

Skin Cancer After Organ Transplant (For Professionals) Receiving a kidney or heart transplant nowadays means that survival of 20-30 years survival is quite possible. Organ rejection is no longer a major issue. But this comes at the price of: infections malignancies Example SCC (Squamous Cell Carcinoma) risk is 200 times than in non transplanted individuals. […]

Alcohol (OH) and the Skin – Skin Cancer (For professionals)

Sunday, July 18th, 2010

Alcohol (OH) and the Skin – Table of Contents Skin Cancer by immunosuppression by associated nutritional deficiencies which alter mucosal integrity by impairing detoxification promotion: eg ENT Scc, oral for BCC incidence increased as well as infiltrative behaviour unclear for malignant melanoma. Due to the incomplete understanding as of today of the association, we have […]

Sunburn (For Professionals)

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Although prevention is better than cure, there are chances that you or someone around will get sunburnt. It is more likely in the summer months, when in high altitude, when increasing outdoor activities, when on far-away holidays, and when indulging in sun-seeking behaviour (e.g. sunbathing). In acute sunburn (erythema, pain, edema, desquamation, bullae) Always keep […]

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