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Why is the melanoma skin cancer rate increasing?

Published today, by Roeland Pater


Reports across the globe show that melanoma is on the rise. According to a report published in the International Journal of Cancer, the incidence rate has been increasing by approximately 3-7% each year for Caucasians alone. The cause of this rise can be attributed to several factors.

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Skin cancer awareness month: E for Evolution

Published about 1 month ago, by Roeland Pater


May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. During this month a lot of people contribute to the mission of raising awareness of skin cancer risk to as many people as possible. To support this cause, we will publish a series of blogposts dedicated to the most common signs of skin cancer. We focus on the ABCDE-method for detecting early signs, that will help you when performing self-checks and to get you to a doctor in time. Today we look at E, evolution, which can be an important indication of risk. Let's dive into it.

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How does basal cell carcinoma form?

Published about 1 month ago, by Roeland Pater

Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer. According to Cancer Research UK, about 75 out of every 100 cases (75%) of non-melanoma skin cancers are BCCs. 

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Skin cancer awareness month: D for Diameter

Published about 1 month ago, by Roeland Pater

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. During this month a lot of people contribute to the mission of raising awareness of skin cancer risk to as many people as possible. To support this cause, we will publish a series of blogposts dedicated to the most common signs of skin cancer. We focus on the ABCDE-method for detecting early signs, that will help you when performing self-checks and to get you to a doctor in time. Today we look at D, which stands for diameter.

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