Skin cancer (non melanoma)
All about non melanoma skin cancers - basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers - including symptoms and causes, tests to diagnose skin cancer, treatment including surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and current research. Living with skin cancer covers coping with your diagnosis, preventing future skin cancers and skin care.
If you are looking for information about the skin cancer that develops from abnormal moles (melanoma) this is not the right section for you. There is a separate section about melanoma.
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- Press release: Shape-shifting cells help skin cancer spread
- Scientists have discovered genes that control shape changes in melanoma skin cancer cells, allowing them to wriggle free...
- 9 Jun 2013
- Press release: Sun Starved Brits To Risk Health This Summer
- FOLLOWING some of the coldest and wettest weather on record, around 4.9 million people in the UK (10 per cent) are more...
- 29 Apr 2013
- Press release: Sunbed users are twice as likely to use anti-ageing products as non sunbed users
- Over two fifths (43 per cent) of people in the UK who have used sunbeds – which are proven to prematurely age the skin –...
- 21 Feb 2013
- News: Guest post – “The first and last time she’d ever use a sunbed”
- Rob Hall is an Environmental Health Officer for Bury Council in Greater Manchester, with more than 10 years’ experience.…
- 7 Mar 2013
- News: Twitter interview – skin cancer
- In our first ever live Twitter interview – or Twinterview – we invited people to tweet us with questions on…
- 21 Feb 2013
- News: Melanoma genome reveals UV damage and treatment targets
- We all need a bit of sunshine in our lives – something that’s often lacking in the Great British Summer. But while UV li…
- 22 Aug 2012
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