Find out the prevention and cure for Skin Cancer caused due to uv rays
- 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
- Squamous-cell cancer: Formation of thin, flat cells at the top layer of the epidermis.
- Basal-cell cancer: Formation of round cells beneath squamous cells.
- Melanoma: The most common type of skin cancer, melanoma is unnatural growth of skin cells caused due to ultraviolet exposure.
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.