Flashcards in Skin Cancer Deck (7)
1/3 of all new cancer cases annually are __________ cancer.
What is essential to surviving skin cancer?
A form of nevus that has the capacity to transform into a malignant melanoma is referred to as what?
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?)
Name the second most common malignant tumor of the outer epidermis?
SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA
Name the most common skin cancer of light skinned people?
BASAL CELL CARCINOMA