What is Skin Cancer?
Commonly and locally destructive cancerous growth of skin.
-Ultraviolet light exposure
-Chronically suppressed immune system
-Exposure to ionizing radiation of chemicals
-Sexually acquired wart viruses
-Family history of skin cancer
Skin cancer comes from DNA mutations in the basaloid cells in the upper layer of skin cells.
-Shiny pink, red, pearly or transparent bumps
-Raised patch of skin that may crust or itch
-Flat brown scar
-Crusted surface on skin
-Large brown spot
-Mole changes color, shape, or size
-Irregular mole boarder
-Stay in the shade
-Wear covering clothing
-Wear a hat
-Avoid indoor tanning