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How does basal cell carcinoma form?

Published 4 months ago, by Roeland Pater

Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer. According to Cancer Research UK, about 75 out of every 100 cases (75%) of non-melanoma skin cancers are BCCs. 

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(Dutch) Gratis digitale check door dermatoloog op Huidkankerdag

Published 4 months ago, by Roeland Pater

Foto: Sabine Olthuis, SkinVision gebruiker

Op 20 mei is het Huidkankerdag in Nederland. Een dag waarop aandacht wordt gevraagd voor huidkanker: een ziekte waar twintig procent van de Nederlanders mee te maken krijgt. De Nederlandse app SkinVision zorgt dit jaar samen met huidkliniek Dermicis voor een primeur, door op Huidkankerdag een gratis digitale screening aan te bieden. Iedereen kan nu simpelweg met een smartphone de gezondheid van de huid checken. 

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Skin cancer awareness month: D for Diameter

Published 4 months ago, by Roeland Pater

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. During this month a lot of people contribute to the mission of raising awareness of skin cancer risk to as many people as possible. To support this cause, we will publish a series of blogposts dedicated to the most common signs of skin cancer. We focus on the ABCDE-method for detecting early signs, that will help you when performing self-checks and to get you to a doctor in time. Today we look at D, which stands for diameter.

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Skin cancer awareness month: C for Colors

Published 5 months ago, by Roeland Pater

As you are now (probably) aware of, May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. During this month a lot of people contribute to the mission of raising awareness of skin cancer risk to as many people as possible. To support this cause, we will publish a series of blogposts dedicated to the most common signs of skin cancer. We focus on the ABCDE-method for detecting early signs, that will help you when performing self-checks and to get you to a doctor in time. Today we look at the importance of color.

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