Skin Cancers

Skin Cancers are named after the type of skin cell they arise from. Carcinoma (Basel cell cancer or BCC) originate from the lowest layer of the epidermis. It is the most common but least dangerous Skin Cancer. Squamous cell carcinoma (carcinoma or SCC) starts in the middle layer of the skin and is less common but more likely to spread and if untreated become fatal. Melanoma which originates in the pigment producing cells (Melanocytes) is the least common but most aggressive and potentially fatal skin cancer.

What are the causes of Skin Cancer?

  • Ultra Violet (UV) Light Radiation from the sun
  • Genetics
  • Smoking
  • HPV infection (Human Papilloma Virus)
  • Chronic non healing wounds
  • Ionising Radiation
  • Environmental Carcinogens (Chemical exposure)
  • Tanning Beds (UV Radiation)
  • Ageing
  • Light Skin Colour
  • Immunosuppressive Medication (used with organ transplants)

 

We have over 30 years' experience in treating Skin Cancers and Cosmetic Medicine, and we have developed effective Treatments and Treatment Plans to deal with any Skin Conditions and problems you may have.

How do we treat Skin Cancers?

 

A no obligation consultation with one of our Cosmetic Physicians is essential so your skin can be examined and assessed for the most suitable Skin Cancer treatments.

How do I find out more about Skin Cancer and Skin Cancer Treatments?

Please contact the At the Me Clinic. We have over 30 years of Cosmetic Medicine experience to share with you. We ensure you will be fully informed and understand your options before commencing any treatment.

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