Find out the prevention and cure for Skin Cancer caused due to uv rays

By Skin & Hair Academy | September 25, 2015
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Isha Agarwal

- Skin & Hair Care Consultant

Believed to result from exposure to ultraviolet radiation, skin cancer is an unusual, rapid growth of human skin cells.

The main types of skin cancer include

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  1. Squamous-cell cancer : Formation of thin, flat cells at the top layer of the epidermis.
  2. Basal-cell cancer : Formation of round cells beneath squamous cells.
  3. Melanoma : The most common type of skin cancer, melanoma is unnatural growth of skin cells caused due to ultraviolet exposure.

Medical conditions affecting the immune system

Symptoms of Melanoma

bleeds1. A mole that looks scaly or bleeds
symptoms-melanoma2. A new dark mole-like spot which grows fast
mole-like-spot3. Bruise on the foot that does not heal
bruise4. A new spot on skin which causes pain, itching or bleeding
bleeding5. Mole with changing colours, changing shape and growing in size

Curing Skin Cancer

curing-cancer

Surgery: The primary treatment of all stages, surgery is aimed at removing the tumor.

Chemotherapy: This therapy is used to either kill the cancer cells or to stop them from dividing through the use of drugs.

Radiation therapy: It is the use of high-energy x-rays and radiation to kill cancer cells or stop them from growing.

Biologic therapy: In this therapy, the patient’s immune system is used to fight cancer. Substances from the body are developed in a laboratory to boost, or restore natural defenses of the body to fight vcancer.

Targeted therapy: In this therapy, drugs or other substances are used to attack cancer cells.

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