Skin Cancer Costs Rising

Skin Cancer Treatment Cost Increasing

A report by Kimberly Leonard has found that the costs of skin cancer have increased greatly within the United States. Treating skin cancer has become more expensive, between 2002 and 2011 growing five times faster than other forms of cancer treatments. The study that the report was based on came from the American Journal of […]

United Kingdom Seeing Increase in Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer Rates Increase United Kingdom

The BBC has reported that there has been a significant increase in the number of people admitted to hospital for skin cancer treatment in the last five years. Researchers at Public Health England found that there was an increase of nearly a third in skin cancer admissions. The data did not include patients who were […]

Spotting Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer Avoidance

For people who have any kind of sun exposure, the skin cancer foundation recommends that you have a head to toe self examination every month. However for many people, the main reminder they have to check for skin cancer is the start of summer as they squeeze into their swimsuits again and take a look […]

Skin Cancer on the rise in the UK

Basal Cell Carcinoma

New research has indicated there are some worrying trends for the numbers of cases of skin cancer every year. The research show there are over 200’000 basal cell skin cancers treated with surgery every year. That could even be lower than the real figure with some doctors suggesting the official figures do not account for […]

Are Sunscreens a Cancer Risk?

Sunscreen Cancer Risk

The message has been clear in recent years – use sunscreen to avoid skin cancer. It seemed like common sense to follow this advice because of the thousands of people who die from skin cancer every year. The three main types of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma. Melanoma, […]