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    Basal cell carcinoma is a disorder of the integumentary system which causes abnormal growths in the Basal layer of the Epidermis. Signs and symptoms The most common signs for basal cell carcinoma include a sore like opening on the skin and marks that may resemble a scar, pink patches, or shiny scabs. Basal cell carcinoma almost never enlarges past its original size, but in some odd cases it can began spreading to other body parts and become dangerous to that persons health. Causes Basal cell carcinoma is caused by long and close periods of exposure to the sun’s harmful intense UV rays. Prevention Simple methods such as limiting time in direct UV rays without sunscreen or even with sunscreen. This simple method can ensure the best vaccination…

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    different types of cancer such as, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous cell Carcinoma, and Melanoma. Skin cancer is the number one cancer diagnosis in the United States. The most basic definition of skin cancer is “the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells” (“Skin Cancer Foundation”). When discussing skin cancer, it is necessary to mention each cancer individually, as they are not all the same. For instance, Basal cell Carcinoma is the appearance of “abnormal, uncontrolled growths or lesions”…

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    Basal Cell Carcinoma

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    Basal Cell Carcinoma is a type of skin cancer. The main cause of the illness is ultraviolet light, which is found in sunlight, tanning beds, and tanning lamps. A spot infected with Basal Cell Carcinoma could have several different appearances. One example is a flat, pale yellow area that is very similar to scar. Another appearance is a reddish, itchy patch, that may appear to just look like a rash. Others might look like pink or red bumps with darker areas in them, or open sores that won’t heal…

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    Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common form of cancer, with about one million new cases estimated in the U.S. each year. Not only is it the most common skin cancer, but it is the most common of all types of cancer. One in four Americans are likely to develop a basal cell carcinoma. Basal cells line the deepest layer of epidermis. The growths are malignant tumors that arise in this layer of skin. BCCs occur most frequently on sun-exposed regions of the body. Although this skin cancer…

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    Background Basal cell carcinoma can be defined as a malignant neoplasm in humans. Basal cell carcinoma originates in the areas between the follicles, subject to a spontaneous mutation. BCC’s can be organized into four categories: nodular, morpheaform, metatypical, and superficial. BCC can be treated generally through SMO inhibitors, for example, vismodegib (Ximena 398). Vismodegib is a molecule inhibitor of the Hedgehog (Hh) pathway (Pricl 389). The pathogenesis of BCC is the inapposite…

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    Squamous cell carcinoma is characterized as uncontrolled growths located in the very thin, flattened cells in the epidermis. SCC can range from open sores to warts in terms of identification. It is mainly caused by "cumulative UV exposure over the course of a lifetime" (Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC), 2012), tanning beds with their intense UV lights can also lead to squamous cell carcinoma. Prevention of squamous cell carcinoma is common with other type of skin cancer; cover up when outside,…

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    Skin cancer is a major skin disorder that heavily effects the human body from the integumentary system to the immune system. There are three main types of skin cancer that is caused by the abnormal growth of cells within the skin. There is the basal cell carcinoma that starts off in the basal cells, squamous cell carcinoma that forms in the epidermis, and the malignant melanoma which happens when the melanin has become cancerous. Many people around the world have been diagnosed with one of these…

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    Hunter Baker Furlong 1 FF Health Skin Cancer Skin cancer is cancer cause from sun's ultraviolet rays when you are exposed to them too much. Skin cancer is the abnormal growth of skin cells. Also don't be tricked you can get skin cancer on areas of the body not exposed to the sun, and no skin color does not change if you can get this type of cancer or not. There are 3 main types of skin cancer but also 5 other kinds that are rare and cause only 1% of all skin cancer with the 5 combined.…

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    surface with red patches surrounding it, maybe an inch around. Some people even have discovered a sore that is not able to heal can be a sign of this type of cancer. There have been many different methods discovered in treating this cancer including excision which is the removal of the actual piece of skin that has been infected with the cancer and then stiching the skin back together. There is medication using skin cream that contains imiquimod for cancer that is discovered early and has not…

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    Neuroblastoma Research Paper

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    usually appears around the adrenal glands, which sits at the top of the kidneys. It can also develop onto other areas of the body for example the chest, neck, and near the spine. The reason why is because those are areas where groups of nerve cells exists within the body. Neuroblastoma is a very common cancer that mainly affects infants and children up to the age of ten. A diagnosis that is used at times for neuroblastoma is a Biopsy. A biopsy helps take a closer look at the tumor, and see how…

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