The most important tool you have in the fight against breast cancer is your ability to recognize
when something doesn't feel right. But to spot abnormal changes, you have to know what normal
feels like so that you can tell that something isn't right when a change occurs.
If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer, it can be a lot to handle at once. You're going through treatment and figuring out how your life will change. But there's also the onslaught of information about what might happen in the future, making it hard to keep up with everything.
Skin cancer, or the abnormal growth of skin cells, most commonly develops due to skin exposure to harmful UVA and UVB rays, often from sunlight. Cancer of the skin begins in the epidermis, or upper/outer skin layer, which is made of three kinds of cells where cancer can grow: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma.