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  1. Skin Cancer, Melanoma Discusses melanoma, skincancer that may be caused by too much sun exposure. Covers symptoms. Discusses how it is diagnosed. Offers prevention tips and covers skin self-exams. Discusses treatment options, including surgery and radiation therapy.
  2. Sunburn and SkinCancer
  3. Skin Cancer Screening
  4. Skin Cancer, Nonmelanoma Discusses basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, two types of nonmelanoma skincancer. Covers causes and what increases your risk. Discusses early detection. Covers treatment choices, including chemotherapy and surgery. Offers prevention tips.
  5. Physical Exam of the Skin for SkinCancer Covers physical exam of the skin for skincancer. Explains how and why it is done. Covers signs of melanoma such as a growth, an irritation or a sore that does not heal, or a change in a wart or a mole.
  6. Skin Cancer: Protecting Your Skin
  7. Laser Surgery for SkinCancer
  8. Cryosurgery for Nonmelanoma SkinCancer
  9. Excision for Nonmelanoma SkinCancer
  10. Skin Cancer Prevention: How to Check Your Skin Learn how to check your skin for possible signs of skincancer.
  11. Curettage and Electrosurgery for Nonmelanoma SkinCancer
  12. Mohs Micrographic Surgery for Nonmelanoma SkinCancer
  13. Radiation Therapy for Nonmelanoma SkinCancer
  14. Skin Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Patient Information [NCI]
  15. Skin Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  16. Skin Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI]
  17. Nonmelanoma SkinCancer: Photodynamic Therapy
  18. Nonmelanoma SkinCancer: Comparing Treatments
  19. Protecting Your Skin From the Sun Covers possible effects of sun exposure, including sunburn and skincancer. Explains UVA and UVB rays. Offers tips for children and adults on how much time to spend in the sun. Discusses protective clothing and sunscreen protection, including proper SPF.
  20. Protecting Your Skin From the Sun Get tips on how to stay safe in the sun.
  21. Skin Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  22. Skin Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  23. Skin Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  24. Genetics of SkinCancer (PDQ®): Genetics - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  25. Radiation Treatment for Cancer Discusses radiation therapy, including external, internal, and systemic forms. Covers how it works. Also covers risks of radiation and side effects that may occur right away or later.
  26. Basal Cell SkinCancer: Should I Have Surgery or Use Medicated Cream? Guides you through decision to treat low-risk basal cell skincancer with surgery or medicated creams. Explains types of surgery and types of creams used. Covers benefits and risks of both. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  27. Lymph Node Removal (Lymphadenectomy) for Melanoma
  28. Skin, Hair, and Nails Provides links to information about skin, hair, and nail health. Includes info about skincancer, hair loss, nail infections, acne, and skin protection.
  29. Skin Changes Discusses common skin changes and possible causes. Includes info on skincancer. Includes home treatment tips for adults and children.
  30. Actinic Keratosis Discusses actinic keratosis (solar keratosis), a type of skin growth caused by sun exposure. Describes how skin will look and feel. Covers treatment options. Explains risk for squamous cell carcinoma (skincancer). Offers prevention tips.
  31. Skin Biopsy Discusses why and how skin biopsies are done. Covers preparing for surgery and postsurgery risks. Explains how to interpret results, including abnormal results. Covers what affects test results.
  32. Breast Cancer: Help for Skin Changes From Radiation Get tips for managing skin changes caused by radiation treatment.
  33. Changes in a Mole or Skin Growth
  34. Swollen Glands, Hernias, and Other Lumps Under the Skin Discusses possible causes of swollen glands and other lumps under the skin. Covers bacterial and viral infections, noncancerous growths, hernias, aneurysms, and swelling caused by cancer. Includes an interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  35. Colostomy for Colorectal Cancer
  36. Hair Loss From Cancer Treatment
  37. Cancer: Home Treatment for Mouth Sores
  38. Mastectomy (Removal of the Breast) for Breast Cancer Discusses breast cancer surgery. Covers simple mastectomy, modified mastectomy, and radical mastectomy. Also discusses preventive mastectomy. Covers what to expect after surgery. Looks at risks. Links to info on breast reconstruction.
  39. Breast Cancer: Should I Have Breast-Conserving Surgery or a Mastectomy for Early-Stage Cancer? Guides you through decision about which surgery to have for early-stage breast cancer. Lists benefits and risks of both mastectomy and breast-conserving surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  40. Indoor Tanning: Is It Safe?
  41. Cancer: Preparing for Hair Loss From Chemotherapy Get tips to prepare for and manage hair loss from chemotherapy.
  42. Thinking About Bilateral Mastectomy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
  43. Choosing a Prosthesis After Breast Cancer Surgery
  44. Breast Cancer: Should I Have Breast Reconstruction After a Mastectomy? Guides through decision to have breast reconstruction after a mastectomy. Describes what options are available for breast reconstruction and how it is done. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  45. Breast Cancer: What Should I Do if I'm at High Risk? Guides you through testing and treatment choices if you're at high risk for breast cancer. Covers extra checkups, medicines, and surgery. Lists reasons for and against for each option. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  46. Lymphedema: Managing Lymphedema Discusses steps to avoid swelling from lymphedema if you've had lymph nodes removed or had radiation, especially for cancer. Covers how to prevent infection. Includes exercise to help circulation. Includes care of affected arm or leg, and skin and nails.
  47. Merkel Cell Carcinoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  48. Mastectomy: Returning Home Learn how to take care of yourself at home after having a mastectomy.
  49. Tracheostomy: Returning Home Learn how to take care of yourself at home after a tracheostomy.
  50. Melanoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  51. Metastatic Melanoma
  52. Surgical Excision of Melanoma
  53. Pruritus (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]
  54. Breast Reconstruction: How Others Decided Hear what other women thought about as they decided whether to have breast reconstruction.
  55. Tracheostomy Surgery Learn what a tracheostomy is and how it is done.
  56. Mycosis Fungoides (Including Sézary Syndrome) Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  57. Living With More Than One Health Problem
  58. Tissue Flap Surgery for Breast Reconstruction Discusses breast reconstruction surgery done after mastectomy. Covers two ways of doing the surgery: pedicle flap and free flap. Looks at types of flap surgery: TRAM, latissimus dorsi, DIEP, SIEA, TUG, and gluteal free. Covers what to expect after surgery and risks.
  59. Exercises After Mastectomy
  60. Deciding About Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy Compare the pros and cons of having breast reconstruction after mastectomy.
  61. Mastectomy Learn what a mastectomy is and how it is done.
  62. Shoulder and Arm Exercises After Breast Surgery Learn exercises to reduce stiffness and soreness and get your shoulder and arm back to normal.
  63. Colostomy Learn how a colostomy is done and what to expect after surgery.

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