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If you walked past someone in the street and noticed they had a suspicious lesion on their face, would you tell them?
I guess most doctors would like to think they would, but what if you’re in a country where there is poor access to healthcare, where medical treatment is only available to those who can afford to pay for it, would that change your decision? 316 more words
For the past 29 years, I have had 10 occurrences of Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)…right neck, area between left eye and bridge of nose, back, right shoulder, left shoulder, left temple, left forehead, center forehead at hairline, left clavicle, and now right scalp 1″ above hairline. 305 more words
What Is Skin Cancer?
Skin cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells. It occurs when unrepaired DNA damage to skin cells (most often caused by ultraviolet radiation from sunshine or tanning beds) triggers mutations, or genetic defects, that lead the skin cells to multiply rapidly and form malignant tumors. 7 more words