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Is Skin Cancer Deadly?

Postby lemmy » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:04 am

My dad just got skin cancer... is it deadly?
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Postby Verrall » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:05 am

it depends on the cancer. but skin cancer is comen and treat able
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Postby Burkhart » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:06 am

Basal Cell Carcinoma Deadly
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Postby Dudly » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:09 am

i have squamous cancer inside my left cheek I have a small ball. could it be treatable
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Postby Wayland » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:10 am

What type? There are a few kinds, three or four will kill you after 3 months and the others take years,
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Postby Callum » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:13 am

It can be.
I hope he gets well.
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Postby Dillan » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:20 am

It can be... My mom had three skin cancers and my grandpa has four skin cancers, and they're alive, but some skin cancers can kill... But mostly retards get it from purposely not putting on sun screen, and then going out into the sun all day everyday -_-
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Postby taveon » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:22 am

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Postby ely » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:24 am

All skin cancers should be removed.Melanoma cancer is VERY dangerous and can spread to other parts of the body.
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Postby Ozi » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:48 am

There are three types of skin cancer.

Basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are not usually deadly.
You have some kind of surgery to remove the effected skin around the growth and you're done.
No chemo, no radiation.
They rarely spread and tend to be slow growing.
In almost every case, the absolute worst they can do is give you a bad scar.

Melanoma can be deadly and can spread to other parts of your body.
But even that if caught early enough can simply be cut out of your skin.

I had basal cell 4 years ago and my husband had melanoma 5 years ago.
We're both fine.
We just make sure to see a dermatologist once a years and keep an eye on our skin for new growths.
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