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Squamous cell carcinomas can vary from small easily treated lesions that can have local therapy to, in rare instances, a serious life-threatening disease that may require surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy.
These rare skin cancers are important to know about because they may be mistaken for other more benign conditions delaying their diagnosis.
Current research on sleep and women's health sheds light on how women can protect their health by changing specific sleeping habits.
Muscle mass plays a huge role in predicting health outcomes. Studies show that people with less muscle mass had more surgical and post-operative complications, longer hospital stays, lower physical function, poorer quality of life and overall lower survival.
Basal cell carcinoma is the commonest skin cancer while sebaceous carcinoma is very rare. Both require early diagnosis for the best outcomes.
The EPA's proposed rule on asbestos may make it possible for new uses of asbestos to escape assessment exposing more Americans to this known carcinogen.
Anger & depression after multiple readmissions led a cancer patient, a surgeon, to lose trust in her doctor. Here's how they repaired the relationship.
If you find a growth on your skin, how do you know if it's cancer? You won’t know for sure but a dermatologist will--most skin cancers are curable if found early.
Research shows that if you’re diagnosed with non-melanoma skin cancer between the ages of 45 to 59, your risk for any other type of cancer goes up by 74%.
The chemoWave app was created by people with cancer for people with cancer to help take control during the chemotherapy journey.
Most people don't need to worry about getting cancer because the body has multiple robust mechanisms to protect us against that disease.
There are millions of fake health news stories flooding the internet. They usually have dramatic titles that make outrageous but unsupported claims. Failing to understand the difference between fake and real health news can have serious consequences. Here are some tips for identifying fake health news so that you do not fall for it.