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Melanoma: What It Is And What To Look Out For

Mar 3, 2017 10:30:00 AM Posted by: Mr. Fuan Chan

There are a number of types of skin cancer. I have written previously about squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma, and while both are serious and require immediate treatment, the most dangerous form of skin cancer is undoubtedly melanoma.

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Basal Cell Carcinoma: What It Is And What To Look Out For

Feb 24, 2017 10:30:00 AM Posted by: Mr. Fuan Chan

While we tend to think of skin cancer as just one illness, there are in fact a number of types of cancer under this single umbrella. In Ireland, the most common skin cancers are what we call non-melanoma skin cancers. According to the Irish Cancer Society, there were close to 10,000 non-melanoma skin cancers diagnosed here in 2013.

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Squamous Cell Carcinoma: What It Is And What To Look Out For

Feb 17, 2017 10:30:00 AM Posted by: Mr. Fuan Chan

There are numerous types of skin cancer and it is always a good idea to be aware of what to look out for as regards changes in the appearance of your skin. Non-melanoma skin cancers are the most common types of skin cancer here, with the Irish Cancer Society reporting that there were almost 10,000 non-melanoma skin cancers diagnosed in Ireland in 2013.

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What To Ask Your Doctor If You Are Diagnosed With Skin Cancer

Jan 10, 2017 10:45:00 AM Posted by: Mr. Fuan Chan

For patients, being told that they may or do have a skin cancer such as melanoma, basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma is obviously a stressful and worrying time. Many questions begin to move around in their heads, and those close to the patient will undoubtedly also be very concerned. However, every patient is different and it is important to remember that there are many forms and stages of skin cancer, so it is important that you try not to worry too much.

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The Stages of Skin Cancer and the Importance of Early Detection and Treatment

Jan 3, 2017 11:00:00 AM Posted by: Mr. Fuan Chan

You may have heard someone refer to a ‘stage’ of skin cancer, or indeed any sort of cancer. What does this mean? In a nutshell, it refers to how big the cancer is and whether it has spread or not. It’s an important scale, which helps your doctor or GP decide on what course of treatment is best for a patient’s particular condition.

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