Welcome to the skincancer-survivor.com web blog. This has been created to serve those who are either suffering from skin cancer, or who are supporting someone with the disease. My aim is that this website is not just another 'basic facts' column, but a resource that will bring people together to share their experiences, offer advice and reassure those who are trying to research the condition.
I want to tell my story but I dont know all the medical jargan so I will try and just put it in my words. I had a lump that I had been squeezing on my
Meditation for cancer related stress, how to meditate for beginners and the best time to meditate.
I NEVER even thought about having skin cancer. I went to see the gynecologist, and she discovered a lesion and biopsied it. A couple of days later, she
My name is Elle I lived in Georgia at the time. I remember the day while I was sitting in my kitchen talking on the phone. I looked down at my left thigh
Leukoplakia and Erythroplakia premalignant skin lesion facts.
Melanoma staging is a complex process that uses 3 methods to determine how far advanced your Melanoma is.
Are you at risk of malignant melanoma? Many factors influence the cause of melanoma...learn how you can reduce your risk here.
Cancer causing chemicals are everywhere in our environment. For more information on how you can develop squamous skin cancer, read here.
How to prevent skin cancer - 20 excellent ways for reducing your risk.
Rare signs of skin cancer and unusual causes mean that we may be unaware of other signs to look for. The common 'ABCDE' method may not be enough to make sure we are looking for every possible sign.
Complimentary and alternative medicine - A look at themost popular therapies and how they may benefit the skin cancer patient.
A cancerous mole isn't the only cause of malignant melanoma. According to research, although rare, it may develop on a scar site or areas of long-term ulceration. It also happened to my mother.
A melanoma clinical trial isn't for everyone. But for those which conventional treatments are not working, an experimental treatment may offer hope.
I was just turned 40 and going through the most stressful part of my life. Everything was upside down but I had to hold it together as a single parent
My cancer was not a melanoma but a squamous cell. In November 2006 I burned my hand between my thumb and pointer finger. I used Silvadene for the burn
Exercise Reduces Stress And Aids Recovery For Melanoma Patients
The benefit of fighting cancer with nutrition.
Ayurvedic Cancer Treatment - A balance of mind, body and soul through massage, diet and natural remedy.
My Mother is 76 and slowing down a bit but still in great shape. She had a freckle appear in the middle of her left cheek last summer. By Labor Day,
Ingredients in sunscreen - the difference between chemical, natural & organic sunscreen.
Melanoma symptoms can mimic the common cold or hemorrhoids . Because some melanomas are 'hidden' skin growths, it's important to be aware of any changes in strange areas.
Skin cancer in children is unlikely unless there is a medical reason such as radiotherapy or damaged DNA
Surviving cancer and counselling. What is counselling, the importance of counselling for stress management.
I'm Carole and Live in Georgia An innocuous little heart on my right shoulder. I actually smiled the day I got out of the shower and saw it in the mirror.
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About Bach Flowers and Bachs Rescue Remedy. A complimentary therapy to help with cancer and stress.
Popular alternative skin cancer treatment, - what they are and are they safe?
Helping you minimise the risk of developing basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma. Find interesting articles on skin cancer research, clinical trials and the melanoma vaccine.
Some commonly found chemicals that cause cancer - coal tar product, arsenic, soot, creosote, paraffin wax, motor oil etc.
Nobody knows the true cause of melanoma, however, it is prudent to be aware of all causal effects to minimise the risk of developing this disease.
Cancer and stress management strategies. Learn about easing the stress of cancer, with tips on stress management techniques.
Bowen's Disease produces skin growths that can be more of a nuisance than anything else. However, it can lead to invasive squamous cell carcinoma, so should you leave it alone or have it removed?
Basal Cell Carcinoma, the most common skin cancer but know the warning signs.
The Basic Alexander Technique and how it may benefit the skin cancer patients
Alternative skin cancer treatments can work in synergy with conventional medicine or work very much against it.
Advantages of aromatherapy, does aromatherapy really work for the cancer patient and aromatherapy product recommendations.
Actinic Keratosis now affects one in six people, these skin growths may develop into squamous cell cancer. This page will give you more information on how to spot if you might have it.
Actinic Cheilitis is actually Actinic Keratosis but refers to premalignant skin lesions on the lower lip. It has the ability to develop into Squamous Cell Carcinoma so get it checked Now!
Well, you've read my mother's story above. As a daughter, I can't tell you how emotionally draining the days surrounding her diagnosis were. For me, the
Massage for cancer patients. Why massage is so beneficial and which massage is best for skin cancer sufferers.
Sunscreen allergies - protect your skin from harmful UV radiation without causing a rash.
Scalp sunscreen - Find out how to help prevent skin cancer developing and hiding away under the hair on your scalp.
Sunscreen facts. Sunscreen does not fully protect your skin from harmful UV radiation, but read on to find out how to effectively use it to reduce the risk of skin cancer.
The truth about what causes skin cancer, save your children from developing it and learn how your environment may put you at risk.
Sunscreen and acne or sunscreen and rosacea. How to protect your skin without irritating it further.
Sunscreen on babies - Why you should not use a sunscreen on babies under 6 months old.
Squamous Skin Cancer can develop from chemical exposure, not just from the sun!
Top 5 Fast Facts About Sunscreen - Find out the truth about sunscreen!