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Vacancy: Customer Support Representative

Published about 2 months ago, by Roeland Pater


Did you know that 1 in 5 people get skin cancer during their lifetime? Interested in joining an international team working on bringing down the percentage of skin cancer and helping individuals take their skin health into their own hands?

SkinVision mobilizes and empowers consumers to act on and manage their skin health. We enable a connection between our customers and the health system to bring down this number. If you’d like to be part of a team of a rapidly growing startup in the health sector, please read on.

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Skin cancer fatigue: what can you do?

Published 2 months ago, by Roeland Pater


When we take a look at public communities like Patientslikeme, it shows that one of the most common symptoms of a skin cancer diagnosis, is fatigue. Skin cancer fatigue is therefore something that a large group of people have to deal with every day. So what can you do?

We sat down with board certified dermatologist Jennifer Hayley to discuss this, and come up with possible treatment options.

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Are skin cancer screenings covered by insurance?

Published 2 months ago, by Roeland Pater

The key to treating skin cancer is finding it early. If detected early, there are many more treatment options available. And even better of course is to prevent it from ever happening. Although that’s difficult, regular screenings will help.

“Skin cancer is now the most common cancer for young people. That sounds alarming, and it is. If we look back a few decades, skin cancer rates have been climbing steadily – and there is no stopping it soon.”

The above was written on our previous blog post. So if you read that, and think of prevention and early detection – it makes sense that skin cancer screenings are a big part of todays health system. Unfortunately that is not always the case. Let’s take a look at the current situation of skin cancer screenings and how they are paid for; are these screenings being covered by insurance?


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Why skin cancer is on the rise

Published 2 months ago, by Roeland Pater


Skin cancer is now the most common cancer for young people. That sounds alarming, and it is. If we look back a few decades, skin cancer rates have been climbing steadily – and there is no stopping it soon. But why is that? Let’s take a look at the different factors that contribute to the rise of skin cancer, and how we can possibly put a stop to it.

One of the most obvious causes for the steady increase of skin cancer incidence, is behaviour. We have been expanding our lifestyle choices to dangerous terrain, which had (and still has) an effect on the growth of this problem. 


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