[MOL] Skin Cancer Series....,. [00068] Medicine On Line


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Skin Basics, Skin Cancer, and Melanoma, a Six-Part  MEDCLIPST Series from the
American Cancer Society's Dr. Ted Gansler

Skin Cancer and Basic Skin Anatomy
Dr. Ted Gansler of the American Cancer Society discusses skin basics, offering
an introduction to melanoma and an assessment of the impact of skin cancer. He
provides definitions and statistics and offers a primer on getting to know your
skin. He discusses various kinds of skin cancer, from the more common varieties
to the potentially lethal malignant melanoma. He reviews basic skin anatomy and
physiology.
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aakr

Skin Cancer Prevention
The American Cancer Society's Dr. Ted Gansler discusses skin basics, explaining
risk factors for melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancers and ways to prevent these
malignancies. He talks about how clothing, sunscreen, and other protective measures
can keep skin cancer at bay. 
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aaks

Recognizing Your Skin Cancer When You See It
Dr. Ted Gansler of the American Cancer Society discusses skin basics, talking
in this segment about how you can recognize your own cancer. He demonstrates
how to perform head-to-toe skin self-examination and how to recognize suspicious
skin areas that may be melanoma or basal-cell or squamous-cell carcinoma.
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aakt

Diagnosing Skin Cancer and Deciding How to Treat It
Dr. Ted Gansler of the American Cancer Society discusses skin basics, explaining
how diagnoses are made and decisions on treatment are reached. He explains the
role of medical history, physical examination, and biopsy in the diagnosis and
evaluation of skin cancers.
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aaku

Treating Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
Dr. Ted Gansler of the American Cancer Society discusses skin basics, explaining
the ways that nonmelanoma skin cancers are treated. He talks about what doctors
mean when they use such terms as lymph-node dissection, radiation therapy, photodynamic
therapy, chemoprevention with retinoids, and chemotherapy.  Dr. Gansler also
suggests important questions to ask your physician.
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aakv

Treating Melanoma
Dr. Ted Gansler of the American Cancer Society discusses skin basics, explaining
the way malignant melanoma may be treated. He explains what doctors mean when
they use such terms as  sentinel lymph node biopsy and excision, surgery, radiation
therapy, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy-including IL-2, interferon-alfa, and
vaccines.  Dr. Gansler also discusses clinical trials and emerging therapies.
He suggests questions to ask your physician and how to take an active role in
your treatment. 
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aakw

 
 
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