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We found 13 results for Preventing Skin Cancer
  1. Skin Cancer: Protecting Your Skin
  2. Skin Cancer Prevention: How to Check Your Skin Learn how to check your skin for possible signs of skincancer.
  3. Protecting Your Skin From the Sun Get tips on how to stay safe in the sun.
  4. 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.
  5. Skin Cancer Screening
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Skin Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Patient Information [NCI]
  9. Skin Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Indoor Tanning: Is It Safe?

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