Slideshow: Precancerous Skin Lesions and Skin Cancer

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SOURCES: 

American Academy of Dermatology: "Actinic keratoses," "Moles," "Skin Cancer."

American Academy of Family Physicians: "Skin Cancer: Reduce Your Risk With 'Safe-Sun' Guidelines."

American Cancer Society: "Kaposi Sarcoma," "Melanoma Skin Cancer," "Skin Cancer Facts."

American Melanoma Foundation: "ABCD's of Melanoma."

American Osteopathic College of Dermatology: "Bowen's Disease."

Medscape Reference: "Cutaneous Horn," "Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma."

Melanoma Research Foundation: "ABCDEs of Melanoma," "What Is Melanoma?"

National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health: "General Information About Merkel Cell Carcinoma," "Sun Protection."

New Zealand Dermatological Society, Inc.'s DermNet: "Solar cheilitis."

NHS: "Moles."

Skin Cancer Foundation: "Basal Cell Carcinoma."

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman, MD on May 24, 2016


Category: Cancer-2

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