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4 Summer Skin Safety Tips
Don't hide indoors when the weather warms. Practice these four summer safety tips from dermatologist Kathleen Suozzi, MD, to keep your skin sunburn-free.
Squamous Cell Skin Cancer
The second-most-common type of skin cancer, squamous cell skin cancer is on the rise. With proper attention, it can be treated and usually cured.
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Basal cell carcinoma accounts for 80 percent of all skin cancers. The cause is damage to the DNA of cells in the epidermis, the top layer of the skin.
Skin lymphoma is a relatively rare skin cancer unrelated to sun exposure. Yale Medicine treatment options include total skin electron beam therapy (TSEB).
A disease caused by ultraviolet light that comes from the sun’s rays.
An actinic keratosis (AK) appears as a small, pink, scaly patch on the skin. Raising the risk of skin cancer, AK is common and is caused by sun exposure.
Effective surgical treatment for melanoma can help patients diagnosed with this deadly cancer to live a long and healthy life.
Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer
Mohs surgery, a precise technique for removing skin cancer, is used to treat melanoma, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.
Photodynamic therapy uses blue fluorescent light (no surgery or needles) to eradicate precancerous cells caused by sun exposure.
Photoaging (Sun Damage)
UV light hits skin unprotected by SPF, causing premature aging.
Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer
Radiation therapy may be a treatment for skin cancer. It's usually used with other treatments as an alternative for surgery or for pain relief.
Oral Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Sometimes a small and harmless-looking sore on the lips or mouth can be a sign of early oral cancer, so it’s important to visit your dentist or doctor to discuss.
Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer and among the most aggressive of all cancers, but it can be cured if caught in the early stages.
Throat Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Throat cancer can affect either the pharynx or larynx, and there are a variety of different types, based on where the cancer is found.
Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma
Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) is a relatively rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma cancer that causes white blood cells to multiply too quickly.
Photopheresis (also known as extracorporeal photochemotherapy, ECP) is a blood-filtering treatment that works with your body’s own immune system to treat disease.
Brachytherapy for Uterine Cancer
Yale Medicine offers advanced treatments, including brachytherapy, for women with uterine and endometrial cancers.
Chemotherapy or “chemo” can shrink cancerous tumors, prevent cancer from spreading (metastasizing) elsewhere in the body, or relieve discomfort caused by a tumor.