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Updates on the Management of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer (NMSC).

Research paper by Artur A Fahradyan, Anna C AC Howell, Erik M EM Wolfswinkel, Michaela M Tsuha, Parthiv P Sheth, Alex K AK Wong

Indexed on: 07 Nov '17Published on: 07 Nov '17Published in: Healthcare (Basel, Switzerland)



Abstract

Non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSCs) are the most common malignancy worldwide, of which 99% are basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) and squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) of skin. NMSCs are generally considered a curable diseases, yet they currently pose an increasing global healthcare problem due to rising incidence. This has led to a shift in emphasis on prevention of NMSCs with development of various skin cancer prevention programs worldwide. This article aims to summarize the most recent changes and advances made in NMSC management with a focus on prevention, screening, diagnosis, and staging.