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Skin Cancer

13 Nov

CancerThere are several types of skin cancer, but the most common are basal cell and squamous. Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that originates in melanocytes (cells that contain melanin, a pigment responsible for tanning) and is the most aggressive, because it can spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic vessels or blood. Generally attacks people whose skin is damaged by the sun and its incidence is higher in women. Read the rest of this entry »

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