Skin Cancer Stories
When a Child Gets Skin Cancer
Pediatric melanomas are rare and different from adult cases, but they can happen. One young girl’s story, and what parents need to know.
Basal Cell Carcinoma at Age 16 – Teen Warns: “Skin Cancer Can Happen to Anybody.”
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common skin cancer, yet extremely rare in children and teens. But it can happen, as Laura Anne Page discovered when she was just 16 years old.
A Lifetime in the Sun
A renowned physician tells of his lifetime love of the great outdoors. The drawback? His sun exposure led to serious skin cancers.
Moving to Fight Melanoma #ThisIsSkinCancer
After three surgeries and immunotherapy to treat stage III melanoma, Adam Degi has a newfound determination to educate people about the dangers of skin cancer.
Ask the Expert: Can I Avoid a Scar?
If much of a skin cancer tumor is below the surface, the scar may be bigger than expected. But Mohs surgery has a high cure rate while sparing as much healthy tissue as possible.