Diagnosis and treatment of Basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma.

@article{Firnhaber2012DiagnosisAT,
  title={Diagnosis and treatment of Basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma.},
  author={Jonathon M Firnhaber},
  journal={American family physician},
  year={2012},
  volume={86 2},
  pages={161-8}
}
Family physicians are regularly faced with identifying, treating, and counseling patients with skin cancers. Nonmelanoma skin cancer, which encompasses basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma, is the most common cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet B exposure is a significant factor in the development of basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma. The use of tanning beds is associated with a 1.5-fold increase in the risk of basal cell carcinoma and a 2.5-fold increase in the risk of squamous… CONTINUE READING

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