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What is Skin Cancer?

Lilyona Gordon, Reporter

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skin cancer is the abnormal growth of skin cells. Can develop on skin that is exposed to the sun or even fake baking can cause skin cancer. there are three different types of skin cancer. The first type of skin cancer Nasal cell carcinoma, the second one is Squamous cell and the last one is Melanoma. some ways you can avoid getting skin cancer during the summer is by limiting time outside or avoiding exposure to Ultraviolet Radiation.

Skin cancer can develop anywhere on the skin. The most common arias are your back or neck. For some, Nasal cell carcinoma is pearly or waxy bumps on the skin, flat fleshy color or brown scar-like lesion also can be bleeding or scabbing. Squamous cell carcinoma signs and symptoms are firm, red nodule also a flat lesion with the scaly, crusted surface. Melanoma is not very serious but can be very fatal some symptoms and sings are; large brownish spots with darker speckles, a mole that changes in color, size even feels or bleeds.

Less common types of cancer are Kaposi Sarcoma which is a rear type of skin cancer that develops in the bloodstream. Usually in people with the poor immune systems, such as people with AIDs. Merely cell carcinoma causes firm, shiny nodules that occur on or just beneath the skin or hair follicles most found on the top of the head or neck. Sebaceous gland carcinoma is the most uncommon but the most aggressive cancer originates in the oil glands. Appears hard and painless nodules can develop anywhere on your body. Cells that are involved in skin cancer are Squamous cells, Basal cells, Melanocytes cells.

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