skin-cancerWhen was skin cancer first discovered ? - Timeline of skin cancer

Cause Skin Cancer From The Sun           Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is known to be the major cause of skin cancer. The energy that we get from the sun is a form of radiation.

It covers visible and also the not visible part. Infrared and ultraviolet both form part of the sun’s radiation and both are not visible. While infrared portion is associated with heat, the ultraviolet is the one that causes sunburn and sun tan.More...

 

Prevention And Control For Skin Cancer

Prevention And Control For Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is spreading at a very high rate and people suffering from such ailments have to face various consequences. They feel inferior as they get several changes in their skin in terms of color or appearance. Thus everybody wants to stay out of skin cancer as it may damage your skin to a very large extent and everybody is conscious about their appearance. More...

 

 

How Fast Does Melanoma Spread ?

How Fast Does Melanoma Spread

Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer. This occurs in a skin cell called melanocyte. That is why it is called melanoma. Melanocyte is the cell that produces the pigment that gives the skin in its natural color. In men it is found on the trunk or the head and neck. In women it mostly develops on the lower legs. It affects people of all age groups but is the most common type of cancer in young adults. More...

 

What Treatments Are Available For Skin Cancer ?

What Treatments Are Available For Skin Cancer

Type of treatment depends on several factors such type of cancer, its location and what stage it has reached at the time of detection and patient’s general health. The patient would have to undergo the following tests before a proper diagnosis is made.More...

What Scientist Discovered Skin Cancer ?

What Scientist Discovered Skin Cancer

The history of skin cancer is not that well documented. It is not a new disease. Even 2,400 year old mummies discovered in Peru have been found with skin cancer. Melanoma was first identified by as a disease by a French physician Rene Laennec in 1804 and his findings were published in 1806.More...