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Flashcards in Skin Cancer Deck (7)
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1

1/3 of all new cancer cases annually are __________ cancer.

SKIN

2

What is essential to surviving skin cancer?

EARLY DIAGNOSIS
+
TREATMENT

3

A form of nevus that has the capacity to transform into a malignant melanoma is referred to as what?

DYSPLASTIC NEVUS

4

Name the ABCDE rule of identifying a dysplastic nevus?

A - ASYMMETRY
B - BORDER (uneven, notched?)
C - COLOUR (variety?)
D - DIAMETER (lgr than pencil eraser?)
E - EVOLUTION (any changes?)

5

Name the second most common malignant tumor of the outer epidermis?

SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA

6

Name the most common skin cancer of light skinned people?

BASAL CELL CARCINOMA

7

A _______________ melanoma is greater risk in fair skinned people who freckle and burn easily. Also fam history, UB freckling, and 3+ blistering sunburns before 20 contribute.

MALIGNANT