Cutaneous melanoma is a cancer of the pigment-producing cells known as melanocytes. While it has a 98 percent five-year survival rate when caught early, thousands of deaths are attributed to this cancer each year. Here is the latest research.
Basal cell carcinoma is a form of malignant skin cancer found on the head and neck regions and has low rates of metastasis. Discover the latest research on basal cell carcinoma here.
Kaposi's Sarcoma is the most common malignancy associated with human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) infection, characterized by abnormal skin growth and can result in significant morbidity.
Actinic Keratosis are lesions causes by sun-induced DNA damage to keratinocytes in exposed skin areas. These lesions are considered precancerous and, if left untreated, can result in superficial squamous cell carcinoma. Here is the latest research.
Meningeal carcinomatosis is a type of cancer that is spread into the leptomeninges within the brain, which are the inner two meningeal layers surrounding the brain. The most common types of cancer that spread to the leptomeninges via the CSF are breast cancer, melanoma and lung cancer. Here is the latest research on meningeal carcinomatosis.
Merkel Cell Carcinoma is a rare skin cancer characterized by red or flesh-like nodules. Increased exposure to sunlight and Merkel cell polyomavirus infection may increase risk of developing this disease. Discover the latest research on Merkel Cell Carcinoma here.
Sarcoma is a more rare type of cancer that occurs in different tissue types of the body including bone, connective tissue, blood and skin. Skin sarcoma is a specific type of cancer that occurs in the dermal tissue. Here is the latest research on skin sarcoma.
Skin squamous cell carcinoma is a common form of skin cancer that results from malignant transformation of squamous cells in the skin due to prolonged exposure to ultraviolet radiation from sunlight or tanning beds or lamps. Here is the latest research.