Skin carcinoma

Known as: Carcinoma of the Skin, Non-Melanoma Cancer of Skin, Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer 
Skin cancer that arises in basal cells or squamous cells but not in melanocytes (pigment-producing cells of the skin).
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
INTRODUCTION Cancer incidence and mortality estimates for 25 cancers are presented for the 40 countries in the four United… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The rising incidence and morbidity of non-melanoma skin cancers has generated great interest in unravelling of their pathogenesis… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) are now the most common types of cancer in white populations. Both tumor entities… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Most humans depend on sun exposure to satisfy their requirements for vitamin D. Solar ultraviolet B photons are absorbed by 7… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Skin cancer following solid organ transplantation is an important cause of morbidity in long-term survivors. This risk… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare, aggressive neuroendocrine tumor of the skin with a predisposition for local regional and distant… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE To determine whether a nutritional supplement of selenium will decrease the incidence of cancer. DESIGN A multicenter… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
SQUAMOUS cell carcinoma of the skin (SCC) can progress by stages: sun-damaged epidermis, with individual disordered keratin… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Because death from nonmelanoma skin cancer is uncommon, quantification of its morbidity is particularly important. Although its… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Sunlight is a carcinogen to which everyone is exposed. Its UV component is the major epidemiologic risk factor for squamous cell… (More)
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