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The Kaposi’s sarcoma is a malignant tumor that can occur especially on the skin, but also on mucous membranes and internal organs such as the bowel. Characteristic are brownish, nodular lesions that usually appear first on the legs. Kaposi’s sarcoma…

A malignant melanoma or black skin cancer is an aggressive, highly malignant skin tumor that occurs predominantly on areas of the skin that expose to sunlight (e.g. face, neck, arms and lower legs). A malignant melanoma occurs not only on…

After the diagnosis, the treatment takes place. Which method is used depends on several factors, such as size and stage of the tumor and existence of metastases. Sometimes some treatment options are used in combination. Surgery Surgery is the main…

Malignant melanoma have best chance of cure if it is detected at an early stage. The disease can be cured if the tumor is still thin and has not penetrated into deeper layers of the skin (More than 97% cure…

A melanoma (black skin cancer) can cause symptoms that initially cannot distinguished from harmless changes in the skin. But Some benign lesions may similar to early skin cancer signs. Skin lesion is most important sign of skin cancer.  In more advanced stages…

Important factors which are responsible for the development of malignant melanoma are strong exposure to UV radiation having recurring sunburns or overall frequent sunbathing and genetic (hereditary) predisposition. The exposure to UV rays can damage the genetic material ( DNA…

Spinaliom or Squamous cell carcinoma is a type of white skin cancer. Squamous cell carcinoma i defined as a malignant skin tumor that can occur on skin and mucous membranes and grows destructively . It is malignant tumor of cells…

A squamous cell carcinoma is caused by changes in genetic material (DNA) of the skin cells that may have different causes. The main cause is the long-term sun exposure . However, other factors are also responsible for this which can…

The basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is a type of white skin cancer and also known as basal cell Skin cancer. Bcc is most common form of skin cancer. It develops from the so-called basal cells at the base of the epidermis.…

Actinic Keratosis Or Solar Keratosis The actinic keratosis is a specific lesion that produced by ultraviolet rays ( actinic means caused by radiation and keratosis means growth of keration on mucus membrane or on skin ). Since ultraviolet light occurs…