Non-melanoma skin cancer: what drives tumor development and progression?

@article{Boukamp2005NonmelanomaSC,
  title={Non-melanoma skin cancer: what drives tumor development and progression?},
  author={Petra Boukamp},
  journal={Carcinogenesis},
  year={2005},
  volume={26 10},
  pages={1657-67}
}
Non-melanoma skin cancer, i.e. basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) are the most frequent tumors and their number is still increasing worldwide. Furthermore, immunosuppression in organ transplant patients strongly contributes to the increase in skin cancer incidence--being 65-250 times more frequent than in the general population. Often these patients suffer from a second and third lesion and the severity of these tumors is linked to their number. SCCs in transplant… CONTINUE READING
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