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Medical Encyclopedia by MedlinePlus, National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Institutes of Health.  Start here for an introduction to skin cancer, the most common form of cancer in the U.S., and most prevalent after the age of 40 or 50....

What You Need to Know About Skin Cancer
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National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.  46 page booklet with comprehensive information on basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.  Includes discussion of the medical causes...

Skin Cancer
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MayoClinic.com.  Basic information on skin cancer, its symptoms, types, causes, risk factors, diagnosis, treatments, and prevention. >>View Info

Skin Cancer – NIH Senior Health
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a tutorial on skin cancer by the National Institutes of Health, Senior Health.  Defines the three major types of skin cancer (basal cell, squamous cell and melanoma), which become more common with age, and discusses the causes and risk factors, ...

What You Need to Know About Melanoma
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National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.  53 page booklet with comprehensive information on melanoma.  Includes discussion of the medical causes and characteristics of melanoma, who is...

What is Skin Cancer?
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Website of the American Academy of Dermatology.  Provides comprehensive information on the three major types of skin cancer, which account for nearly 100% of all diagnosed cases: (1) basal cell carcinoma, (2) squamous cell carcinoma, and (3) m...

What you Need to Know About Moles and Dysplastic Nevi
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National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.  25 page booklet with comprehensive information on common moles and dysplastic nevi (atypical moles).  Shows what moles look like and how they m...

Skin Cancer
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Website of the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.  Contains links to detailed information on basal cell and squamous cell skin cancer, including its definition, statistical p...

Melanoma
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Website of the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.  Contains links to detailed information on melanoma skin cancer, including its definition, statistical prevalence, treatment, prev...

Basal Cell Carcinoma
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DermNet NZ, a website of the New Zealand Dermatological Society.  Provides very good information on the characteristics and appearance (including multiple images) of the different types of basal cell carcinoma, and the types of treatments used...

Basal Cell Carcinoma
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Medical Encyclopedia by MedlinePlus, National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Institutes of Health.  Provides basic information on basal cell carcinoma, its medical definition, causes, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, preven...

Basal Cell Carcinoma
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MayoClinic.com.  Basic medical information on basal cell skin cancer, and its symptoms, causes, risk factors, when to seek medical advice, tests and diagnosis, complications, treatments, and prevention. >>View Info

Basal Cell Carcinoma
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Skin Cancer Foundation.  Facts about basal cell carcinoma, its causes, warning signs and treatments. >>View Info

Basal Cell Skin Cancer (Basal Cell Carcinoma)
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Johns Hopkins Medicine, Health Information Library.  Basic information on basal cell carcinoma, and its symptoms, prevention, treatment, when to call your doctor, and prognosis. >>View Info

Basal Cell Carcinoma
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by Robert S Bader, MD Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Dermatology, Hahnemann Hospital, eMedicine from WebbMD, August 7, 2008.  Medical article on basal cell carcinoma with detailed discussion on its medical characteristics, history of typi...

Squamous Cell Skin Cancer
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MedlinePlus, the Medical Encyclopedia provided by the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Institutes of Health, provides basic information on squamous cell carcinoma -- incluiding its medical definition, causes, risks, symptoms, diagnosis, tr...

Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
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DermNet NZ, a website of the New Zealand Dermatological Society.  Provides very good information on the characteristics, causes and appearance (including multiple images) of the different types of squamous cell carcinoma, and the types of treatments u...

Squamous Cell Carcinoma
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MayoClinic.com. Basic medical information on squamous cell skin cancer, and its symptoms, causes, risk factors, when to seek medical advice, diagnosis, complications, treatments, and prevention. >>View Info

Squamous Cell Carcinoma
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Skin Cancer Foundation.  Facts about squamous cell carcinoma, its causes, warning signs and treatments. >>View Info>

Squamous Cell Carcinoma
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by Stephen D Hess, MD, PhD, Dermatology Resident, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania Health Center, eMedicine from WebbMD, June 1, 2006.  Medical article on squamous cell carcinoma with detailed discussion on its risk factors, incid...

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Don't Fry Day - May 25 - Focuses on Sun Safety & Preventing Skin Cancer
May 21, 2012 Posted by Editor
Don't Fry Day - May 25 - Focuses on Sun Safety & Preventing Skin Cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Friday that the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated the Friday before Memorial Day (May 25) as "Don't Fry Day," and FDA is participating in this national campaign to "spread...

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