FAQs of Skin Cancer | Apollo Cancer Centres
Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer


    Most skin cancers are preventable. To protect yourself, follow these skin cancer prevention tips. Avoid the sun during the middle of the day.

  • Wear sunscreen
  • Check your skin regularly.
  • Do not use tobacco products. If you use tobacco, try to quit it.

Melanoma can grow very quickly. It can become life-threatening in as little as six weeks, and if untreated, it can spread to other parts of the body.

Some types of skin cancer spread along the nerves. If this happens, it can cause itching, pain, numbness, tingling, or a feeling like there are ants crawling under the skin.

Skin cancer is highly treatable, If found early. Often a dermatologist can treat early skin cancer by removing cancer and a bit of normal-looking skin. Given time to grow, treatment for skin cancer becomes more difficult.

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