Best Hospital for Skin Cancer in Warangal, Telangana
Department of Skin Cancer
There are three main types of skin cancer:
- basal cell carcinoma
- squamous cell carcinoma
- Exposure to UV radiation from the sun, sunburn
- Moles, ABCDE warning signs of melanoma in a mole
- Asymmetry: irregular shape.
- Border: blurry or irregularly shaped edges.
- Color: mole with more than one color.
- Diameter: larger than 6 mm.
- Evolution: enlarging, changing in shape, color, or size.
- Precancerous skin lesions
- Fair skin
- A family history of skin cancer
- Genetic ( Xeroderma Pigmentosum, Nevoid BCC Syndrome, Albunism)
- Immunosuppressed state
- Arsenic exposure
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC)
- A flesh-colored round growth, pearl-like nodule, or a pinkish patch of skin.
Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)
- A firm pink or red nodule.
- A rough, scaly patch that might itch, bleed and become crusty.
- A brown-pigmented patch or nodule.
- A mole that changes in color, size or that bleeds.
- PET Scan
- Photodynamic therapy
- Mohs microscopic surgery
- Chemotherapy and immunotherapy
- Radiation therapy
- Avoid the excessive sun exposure
- Apply sunscreen
- Wear protective clothing, sunglasses
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