SlideShare a Scribd company logo
1 of 17
An Overview of Skin Cancer:
  Diagnosis, Treatment &
        Prevention


    Naheed R. Abbasi, MD, MPH
      Summit Medical Group


          July 11, 2012
Skin Cancer: An Epidemic

 2012 SEER data reveal that the most prevalent type of cancer
  in men are prostate (43%), colorectal (9%) and melanoma
  (7%) ; in women the top three are breast (41%), uterine (8%)
  and colorectal (8%.) (Siegel R, Desantis C, Virgo K et al. CA Cancer J Clin 2012 June 14)

 Incidence of skin cancer is rising in both women and men and
  lifetime risk of invasive melanoma has increased from 1/100
  in 1993 to 1/52 in 2012. (Rigel et al., NYU Melanoma Cooperative Group, 2012.)

 Among Caucasians in 2012, lifetime risk of melanoma is 1/55
  in women and 1/36 in men.
Why Such An Epidemic?

   Ultraviolet light is still the greatest risk factor
   Tanning beds are a major culprit
   Baby boomers are living longer
   Sun protection has not always been practiced
    widely by Americans, and childhood sun
    exposures play a major role in skin cancer risk.
Key Skin Cancer Risk Factors

 Ultraviolet light, natural and artificial, cummulative
 Radiation
 Multiple nevi, especially dysplastic
 Family history
 Light skin, light eyes
 Skin that burns easily
 History of blistering sunburns, including childhood
 Chronic sores or inflammation
The Skin
  webmd.com
Basal Cell Carcinoma
 Most common type of skin cancer with 80% of lesions
    presenting on the head and neck
   Three main types: superficial, nodular and infiltrative
   Local invasion is the key risk in untreated cases or delayed
    diagnoses
   Presents with waxy, pearly, skin-colored, pink or red patches
    or plaques.
   Look out for red or scaly patches; red, flesh-colored or pink
    bumps or growths
Basal Cell Carcinoma: Images
            webmd.com
Squamous Cell Carcinoma

 Presents most commonly in heavily sun-exposed
  areas
 Associated with chronic inflammation or ulceration
 Can present in a precancerous stage (actinic
  keratosis); a non-invasive stage (in-situ or Bowen’s
  disease) or invasive SCC.
 Main symptom is a red, dry scaly patch or a growing
  bump that is red, pink or flesh-colored.
Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Images
      medicinenet.com ; dermatology.ucsf.edu; dermis.net
Melanoma

 Melanoma is the leading cause of death from skin
  disease
 A disorder of melanocytes, melanoma can begin in
  normal skin, within a mole, or within a freckle
 Four commonly defined subtypes are superficial
  spreading, nodular, lentigo maligna, and acral
  lentiginous
 Rarely can occur in the eye (iris or retina)
Melanoma: Clinical Images
    wikipedia.org ;webmd.org; dermnetnz.org
ABCDE’s of Melanoma

 ABCDE’s of melanoma
   -Asymmetry
   -Border irregularity
   -Color Variegation
   -Diameter >6mm
   -Evolution

  Abbasi, NR et al. JAMA 2004 Dec 8 ;292
    (22):2771-6.
Some Benign Skin Lesions
webmd.com; mayoclinic.com; medicinenet.com; dermatlas.med.jhmi.edu
Treatment of Skin Cancer

 Prevention and early detection are key factors in patient
  success
 Topical creams/chemotherapeutic agents (5-fluorouracil,
  imiquimod, etc.)
 Radiation in rare instances
 Surgery is the mainstay
   Electrodessication and curettage
   Traditional excision
   Mohs micrographic surgery
 Advanced melanoma treatments (interferon,
  chemotherapy)
Prevention of Skin Cancer

 Sun avoidance
 Sunscreens
   SPF = sun protection factor, a measure of UVB protection
   UVA blockers of significance are avobenzone, titanium dioxide,
    zinc oxide
   Sunscreens should be applied liberally and reapplied every 2-3
    hours if skin is getting wet
 Protective clothing
Conclusions
 Skin cancer is a common problem whose incidence is
  increasing in the US
 Understanding the appearance of skin cancer aids the
  public in early detection
 While most forms of skin cancer are treatable,
  disease can and does present in advanced states
 Since skin cancer is largely preventable, physicians
  and the lay public must strive to increase awareness
  and modify destructive behaviors
For more information
       Call (908) 273.4300
Visit: summitmedicalgroup.com

      Connect with us on
 Facebook/SummitMedicalNJ
 Twitter: @SummitMedicalNJ

More Related Content

What's hot (20)

Malignant melanoma
Malignant melanomaMalignant melanoma
Malignant melanoma
 
Malignant tumors of skin
Malignant tumors of skinMalignant tumors of skin
Malignant tumors of skin
 
Melanoma Case Study
Melanoma Case StudyMelanoma Case Study
Melanoma Case Study
 
Non-melanoma skin cancer
Non-melanoma skin cancerNon-melanoma skin cancer
Non-melanoma skin cancer
 
SCC
SCCSCC
SCC
 
Skin cancer
Skin cancerSkin cancer
Skin cancer
 
Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
Non-Melanoma Skin CancerNon-Melanoma Skin Cancer
Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
 
Skin cancer
Skin cancerSkin cancer
Skin cancer
 
Melanoma Prevention, Screening and Diagnosis - Dr. Ana Ciurea
Melanoma Prevention, Screening and Diagnosis - Dr. Ana CiureaMelanoma Prevention, Screening and Diagnosis - Dr. Ana Ciurea
Melanoma Prevention, Screening and Diagnosis - Dr. Ana Ciurea
 
Basal cell carcinoma presented by Dr.Varughese.
Basal cell carcinoma presented by Dr.Varughese.Basal cell carcinoma presented by Dr.Varughese.
Basal cell carcinoma presented by Dr.Varughese.
 
Skin cancer power point
Skin cancer power pointSkin cancer power point
Skin cancer power point
 
Skin Malignancies BCC SCC MM
Skin Malignancies BCC SCC MMSkin Malignancies BCC SCC MM
Skin Malignancies BCC SCC MM
 
Basal cell carcnoma
Basal cell carcnomaBasal cell carcnoma
Basal cell carcnoma
 
Presantation on cancer
Presantation on cancerPresantation on cancer
Presantation on cancer
 
Cancer treatment and interventional oncology
Cancer treatment and interventional oncologyCancer treatment and interventional oncology
Cancer treatment and interventional oncology
 
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC)
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC)Basal cell carcinoma (BCC)
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC)
 
Skin Cancer
Skin CancerSkin Cancer
Skin Cancer
 
Skin cancers
Skin cancersSkin cancers
Skin cancers
 
Disorders of pigmentation
Disorders of pigmentationDisorders of pigmentation
Disorders of pigmentation
 
Malignant melanoma
Malignant melanomaMalignant melanoma
Malignant melanoma
 

Viewers also liked

Facts Of Skin Cancer
Facts Of Skin CancerFacts Of Skin Cancer
Facts Of Skin Cancerguest2a8e8e
 
Join the American Academy of Dermatologists on Melanoma Monday in May
Join the American Academy of Dermatologists on Melanoma Monday in MayJoin the American Academy of Dermatologists on Melanoma Monday in May
Join the American Academy of Dermatologists on Melanoma Monday in MayDr. Coyle S. Connolly
 
Maintaining and Restoring Your Youthful Experience | Keller Plastic Surgery
Maintaining and Restoring Your Youthful Experience | Keller Plastic SurgeryMaintaining and Restoring Your Youthful Experience | Keller Plastic Surgery
Maintaining and Restoring Your Youthful Experience | Keller Plastic Surgerydrkellersurgery
 
Plastic Surgery: Do You Know Its History
Plastic Surgery: Do You Know Its HistoryPlastic Surgery: Do You Know Its History
Plastic Surgery: Do You Know Its HistorySarah Mess
 
How To Correct and Prevent Sun Damaged Skin
How To Correct and Prevent Sun Damaged SkinHow To Correct and Prevent Sun Damaged Skin
How To Correct and Prevent Sun Damaged SkinKenneth Dickie
 
Surgical assessment in rhinoplasty
Surgical assessment in rhinoplastySurgical assessment in rhinoplasty
Surgical assessment in rhinoplastytherhinoplastycourse
 
Anatomy of the face face
Anatomy of the face faceAnatomy of the face face
Anatomy of the face faceMohamed El Fiky
 
History of plastic surgery ., shushruta plastic surgery , indian plastic surg...
History of plastic surgery ., shushruta plastic surgery , indian plastic surg...History of plastic surgery ., shushruta plastic surgery , indian plastic surg...
History of plastic surgery ., shushruta plastic surgery , indian plastic surg...Sumer Yadav
 
Are your Hormones Driving You Crazy?
Are your Hormones Driving You Crazy?Are your Hormones Driving You Crazy?
Are your Hormones Driving You Crazy?Summit Health
 
Introduction Benchlearningine Inclusion Study
Introduction Benchlearningine Inclusion StudyIntroduction Benchlearningine Inclusion Study
Introduction Benchlearningine Inclusion StudyTrudyTol
 
Return Investment
Return InvestmentReturn Investment
Return InvestmentDean Parry
 
B2C Social Media
B2C Social MediaB2C Social Media
B2C Social MediaDean Parry
 
Management of Common Menopausal Complaints
Management of Common Menopausal ComplaintsManagement of Common Menopausal Complaints
Management of Common Menopausal ComplaintsSummit Health
 
Holiday cooking and coping with diabetes
Holiday cooking and coping with diabetesHoliday cooking and coping with diabetes
Holiday cooking and coping with diabetesSummit Health
 

Viewers also liked (20)

Facts Of Skin Cancer
Facts Of Skin CancerFacts Of Skin Cancer
Facts Of Skin Cancer
 
Skin Quiz
Skin QuizSkin Quiz
Skin Quiz
 
Join the American Academy of Dermatologists on Melanoma Monday in May
Join the American Academy of Dermatologists on Melanoma Monday in MayJoin the American Academy of Dermatologists on Melanoma Monday in May
Join the American Academy of Dermatologists on Melanoma Monday in May
 
Maintaining and Restoring Your Youthful Experience | Keller Plastic Surgery
Maintaining and Restoring Your Youthful Experience | Keller Plastic SurgeryMaintaining and Restoring Your Youthful Experience | Keller Plastic Surgery
Maintaining and Restoring Your Youthful Experience | Keller Plastic Surgery
 
Plastic Surgery: Do You Know Its History
Plastic Surgery: Do You Know Its HistoryPlastic Surgery: Do You Know Its History
Plastic Surgery: Do You Know Its History
 
How To Correct and Prevent Sun Damaged Skin
How To Correct and Prevent Sun Damaged SkinHow To Correct and Prevent Sun Damaged Skin
How To Correct and Prevent Sun Damaged Skin
 
De-projection of the nasal tip
De-projection of the nasal tipDe-projection of the nasal tip
De-projection of the nasal tip
 
Surgical assessment in rhinoplasty
Surgical assessment in rhinoplastySurgical assessment in rhinoplasty
Surgical assessment in rhinoplasty
 
Grafts in Nasal Surgery v1
Grafts in Nasal Surgery v1Grafts in Nasal Surgery v1
Grafts in Nasal Surgery v1
 
Anatomy of the face face
Anatomy of the face faceAnatomy of the face face
Anatomy of the face face
 
History of plastic surgery ., shushruta plastic surgery , indian plastic surg...
History of plastic surgery ., shushruta plastic surgery , indian plastic surg...History of plastic surgery ., shushruta plastic surgery , indian plastic surg...
History of plastic surgery ., shushruta plastic surgery , indian plastic surg...
 
Osteoporosis
OsteoporosisOsteoporosis
Osteoporosis
 
Are your Hormones Driving You Crazy?
Are your Hormones Driving You Crazy?Are your Hormones Driving You Crazy?
Are your Hormones Driving You Crazy?
 
Introduction Benchlearningine Inclusion Study
Introduction Benchlearningine Inclusion StudyIntroduction Benchlearningine Inclusion Study
Introduction Benchlearningine Inclusion Study
 
Return Investment
Return InvestmentReturn Investment
Return Investment
 
B2C Social Media
B2C Social MediaB2C Social Media
B2C Social Media
 
Management of Common Menopausal Complaints
Management of Common Menopausal ComplaintsManagement of Common Menopausal Complaints
Management of Common Menopausal Complaints
 
Holiday cooking and coping with diabetes
Holiday cooking and coping with diabetesHoliday cooking and coping with diabetes
Holiday cooking and coping with diabetes
 
De kleine lettertjes
De kleine lettertjesDe kleine lettertjes
De kleine lettertjes
 
Fiscaliteit Directe Beloning
Fiscaliteit Directe BeloningFiscaliteit Directe Beloning
Fiscaliteit Directe Beloning
 

Similar to Early Detection of Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers

Skin cancer Лекция - 2 дополненная перевод — копия 2.pptx
Skin cancer  Лекция - 2  дополненная перевод — копия 2.pptxSkin cancer  Лекция - 2  дополненная перевод — копия 2.pptx
Skin cancer Лекция - 2 дополненная перевод — копия 2.pptxSingh99882
 
Malignant Melanoma.pptx
Malignant Melanoma.pptxMalignant Melanoma.pptx
Malignant Melanoma.pptxShreyaYadav35
 
Doi03sem skc skin_cancer.khomeini
Doi03sem skc skin_cancer.khomeiniDoi03sem skc skin_cancer.khomeini
Doi03sem skc skin_cancer.khomeinifikri asyura
 
Hca 240 cancer patient information
Hca 240 cancer patient informationHca 240 cancer patient information
Hca 240 cancer patient informationKayla Dye
 
Eyelid skin-cancer-update-website
Eyelid skin-cancer-update-websiteEyelid skin-cancer-update-website
Eyelid skin-cancer-update-websitedrannerowland
 
Squamous cell carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinomaSquamous cell carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinomaAnna Soloveva
 
Malignantmelanoma 091229021816-phpapp01
Malignantmelanoma 091229021816-phpapp01Malignantmelanoma 091229021816-phpapp01
Malignantmelanoma 091229021816-phpapp01aliaaalshorbagy
 
A Survey on Skin Cancer Detection System
A Survey on Skin Cancer Detection SystemA Survey on Skin Cancer Detection System
A Survey on Skin Cancer Detection SystemIJERA Editor
 
malignant skin lesions /BASIC MEDICAL KNWOLEDGE .ppt
malignant skin lesions /BASIC MEDICAL KNWOLEDGE .pptmalignant skin lesions /BASIC MEDICAL KNWOLEDGE .ppt
malignant skin lesions /BASIC MEDICAL KNWOLEDGE .pptMUJEEB REHMAN
 
All You Need to Know About Melanoma/Skin Cancer
All You Need to Know About Melanoma/Skin CancerAll You Need to Know About Melanoma/Skin Cancer
All You Need to Know About Melanoma/Skin CancerEPIC Health
 
Skin Cancer.pptx
Skin Cancer.pptxSkin Cancer.pptx
Skin Cancer.pptxRATHODVIREN
 
A brief introduction about skin cancer
A brief introduction about skin cancerA brief introduction about skin cancer
A brief introduction about skin cancerIsDocIn .
 
Baseball and Softball Official's Guide to "Strike Out Skin Cancer"
Baseball and Softball Official's Guide to "Strike Out Skin Cancer"Baseball and Softball Official's Guide to "Strike Out Skin Cancer"
Baseball and Softball Official's Guide to "Strike Out Skin Cancer"The Windsdor Consulting Group, Inc.
 
TUMOURS OF EYELID AND ORBIT.pptx
TUMOURS OF EYELID AND ORBIT.pptxTUMOURS OF EYELID AND ORBIT.pptx
TUMOURS OF EYELID AND ORBIT.pptxRojitaBajracharya3
 
What causes skin cancer
What causes skin cancerWhat causes skin cancer
What causes skin cancersbeltran21
 

Similar to Early Detection of Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers (20)

Skin cancer Лекция - 2 дополненная перевод — копия 2.pptx
Skin cancer  Лекция - 2  дополненная перевод — копия 2.pptxSkin cancer  Лекция - 2  дополненная перевод — копия 2.pptx
Skin cancer Лекция - 2 дополненная перевод — копия 2.pptx
 
Malignant Melanoma.pptx
Malignant Melanoma.pptxMalignant Melanoma.pptx
Malignant Melanoma.pptx
 
Skin cancer22
Skin cancer22Skin cancer22
Skin cancer22
 
Doi03sem skc skin_cancer.khomeini
Doi03sem skc skin_cancer.khomeiniDoi03sem skc skin_cancer.khomeini
Doi03sem skc skin_cancer.khomeini
 
Eyelids tumor
Eyelids tumorEyelids tumor
Eyelids tumor
 
Hca 240 cancer patient information
Hca 240 cancer patient informationHca 240 cancer patient information
Hca 240 cancer patient information
 
Eyelid skin-cancer-update-website
Eyelid skin-cancer-update-websiteEyelid skin-cancer-update-website
Eyelid skin-cancer-update-website
 
Skin Cancer
Skin CancerSkin Cancer
Skin Cancer
 
Squamous cell carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinomaSquamous cell carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma
 
A Look at Skin Cancer Treatment & its Prevention!
A Look at Skin Cancer Treatment & its Prevention!A Look at Skin Cancer Treatment & its Prevention!
A Look at Skin Cancer Treatment & its Prevention!
 
Malignantmelanoma 091229021816-phpapp01
Malignantmelanoma 091229021816-phpapp01Malignantmelanoma 091229021816-phpapp01
Malignantmelanoma 091229021816-phpapp01
 
A Survey on Skin Cancer Detection System
A Survey on Skin Cancer Detection SystemA Survey on Skin Cancer Detection System
A Survey on Skin Cancer Detection System
 
malignant skin lesions /BASIC MEDICAL KNWOLEDGE .ppt
malignant skin lesions /BASIC MEDICAL KNWOLEDGE .pptmalignant skin lesions /BASIC MEDICAL KNWOLEDGE .ppt
malignant skin lesions /BASIC MEDICAL KNWOLEDGE .ppt
 
All You Need to Know About Melanoma/Skin Cancer
All You Need to Know About Melanoma/Skin CancerAll You Need to Know About Melanoma/Skin Cancer
All You Need to Know About Melanoma/Skin Cancer
 
Skin Cancer.pptx
Skin Cancer.pptxSkin Cancer.pptx
Skin Cancer.pptx
 
A brief introduction about skin cancer
A brief introduction about skin cancerA brief introduction about skin cancer
A brief introduction about skin cancer
 
Baseball and Softball Official's Guide to "Strike Out Skin Cancer"
Baseball and Softball Official's Guide to "Strike Out Skin Cancer"Baseball and Softball Official's Guide to "Strike Out Skin Cancer"
Baseball and Softball Official's Guide to "Strike Out Skin Cancer"
 
TUMOURS OF EYELID AND ORBIT.pptx
TUMOURS OF EYELID AND ORBIT.pptxTUMOURS OF EYELID AND ORBIT.pptx
TUMOURS OF EYELID AND ORBIT.pptx
 
What is a melanoma
What is a melanomaWhat is a melanoma
What is a melanoma
 
What causes skin cancer
What causes skin cancerWhat causes skin cancer
What causes skin cancer
 

More from Summit Health

Awareness and Prevention: Reduce your risk of stroke! - Berkeley Heights Seni...
Awareness and Prevention: Reduce your risk of stroke! - Berkeley Heights Seni...Awareness and Prevention: Reduce your risk of stroke! - Berkeley Heights Seni...
Awareness and Prevention: Reduce your risk of stroke! - Berkeley Heights Seni...Summit Health
 
Pediatric Talk: Managing Arthritis During the Holidays - Dr. Marla Guzman - ...
Pediatric Talk: Managing Arthritis During the Holidays - Dr.  Marla Guzman - ...Pediatric Talk: Managing Arthritis During the Holidays - Dr.  Marla Guzman - ...
Pediatric Talk: Managing Arthritis During the Holidays - Dr. Marla Guzman - ...Summit Health
 
Myth Busters: What You Need To Know About Breast Cancer - Sparta Library - Dr...
Myth Busters: What You Need To Know About Breast Cancer - Sparta Library - Dr...Myth Busters: What You Need To Know About Breast Cancer - Sparta Library - Dr...
Myth Busters: What You Need To Know About Breast Cancer - Sparta Library - Dr...Summit Health
 
Safety and Success in a Post-Pandemic Society - Daniela Accurso, MD, MPH - 7...
Safety and Success in a Post-Pandemic Society -  Daniela Accurso, MD, MPH - 7...Safety and Success in a Post-Pandemic Society -  Daniela Accurso, MD, MPH - 7...
Safety and Success in a Post-Pandemic Society - Daniela Accurso, MD, MPH - 7...Summit Health
 
Melanoma: Prevention, Detection and Treatment - Stephanie Badalamenti, MD - L...
Melanoma: Prevention, Detection and Treatment - Stephanie Badalamenti, MD - L...Melanoma: Prevention, Detection and Treatment - Stephanie Badalamenti, MD - L...
Melanoma: Prevention, Detection and Treatment - Stephanie Badalamenti, MD - L...Summit Health
 
Melanoma: Prevention, Detection and Treatment - Stephanie Badalamenti, MD - L...
Melanoma: Prevention, Detection and Treatment - Stephanie Badalamenti, MD - L...Melanoma: Prevention, Detection and Treatment - Stephanie Badalamenti, MD - L...
Melanoma: Prevention, Detection and Treatment - Stephanie Badalamenti, MD - L...Summit Health
 
Shoulder Pain Relief: Common Rotator Cuff Injuries & Treatment Options​ - And...
Shoulder Pain Relief: Common Rotator Cuff Injuries & Treatment Options​ - And...Shoulder Pain Relief: Common Rotator Cuff Injuries & Treatment Options​ - And...
Shoulder Pain Relief: Common Rotator Cuff Injuries & Treatment Options​ - And...Summit Health
 
My Knee Hurts! A Look at Joint Pain in Children - Marla Guzman, MD - 1.12.2021
My Knee Hurts! A Look at Joint Pain in Children - Marla Guzman, MD - 1.12.2021My Knee Hurts! A Look at Joint Pain in Children - Marla Guzman, MD - 1.12.2021
My Knee Hurts! A Look at Joint Pain in Children - Marla Guzman, MD - 1.12.2021Summit Health
 
Diabetes Prevention - Mildred Bentler, MA, RD, CSP, CDE - 11.18.2020
Diabetes Prevention - Mildred Bentler, MA, RD, CSP, CDE - 11.18.2020Diabetes Prevention - Mildred Bentler, MA, RD, CSP, CDE - 11.18.2020
Diabetes Prevention - Mildred Bentler, MA, RD, CSP, CDE - 11.18.2020Summit Health
 
Why Does My Stomach Ache? - Dennis Han, MD, Gastroenterologist - Morristown &...
Why Does My Stomach Ache? - Dennis Han, MD, Gastroenterologist - Morristown &...Why Does My Stomach Ache? - Dennis Han, MD, Gastroenterologist - Morristown &...
Why Does My Stomach Ache? - Dennis Han, MD, Gastroenterologist - Morristown &...Summit Health
 
Know Your Numbers and What They Mean for Your Overall Health - Madison Public...
Know Your Numbers and What They Mean for Your Overall Health - Madison Public...Know Your Numbers and What They Mean for Your Overall Health - Madison Public...
Know Your Numbers and What They Mean for Your Overall Health - Madison Public...Summit Health
 
Understanding Knee Arthritis and Cartilage Disorders - Maurice M. Pine Free P...
Understanding Knee Arthritis and Cartilage Disorders - Maurice M. Pine Free P...Understanding Knee Arthritis and Cartilage Disorders - Maurice M. Pine Free P...
Understanding Knee Arthritis and Cartilage Disorders - Maurice M. Pine Free P...Summit Health
 
Breast Cancer Prevention - Modifiable Lifestyle Factors - Diana N. Addis, MD,...
Breast Cancer Prevention - Modifiable Lifestyle Factors - Diana N. Addis, MD,...Breast Cancer Prevention - Modifiable Lifestyle Factors - Diana N. Addis, MD,...
Breast Cancer Prevention - Modifiable Lifestyle Factors - Diana N. Addis, MD,...Summit Health
 
Can't Sleep? The ABCs of Your ZZZs
Can't Sleep? The ABCs of Your ZZZsCan't Sleep? The ABCs of Your ZZZs
Can't Sleep? The ABCs of Your ZZZsSummit Health
 
Healthy Eating for Cancer Survivorship
Healthy Eating for Cancer SurvivorshipHealthy Eating for Cancer Survivorship
Healthy Eating for Cancer SurvivorshipSummit Health
 
Guide to Eating an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Virtual Lecture - Christina Lavner,...
Guide to Eating an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Virtual Lecture - Christina Lavner,...Guide to Eating an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Virtual Lecture - Christina Lavner,...
Guide to Eating an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Virtual Lecture - Christina Lavner,...Summit Health
 
Virtual Lecture: Spot-On Acne Treatment Options - Mital Patel-Cohen, MD - 6.2...
Virtual Lecture: Spot-On Acne Treatment Options - Mital Patel-Cohen, MD - 6.2...Virtual Lecture: Spot-On Acne Treatment Options - Mital Patel-Cohen, MD - 6.2...
Virtual Lecture: Spot-On Acne Treatment Options - Mital Patel-Cohen, MD - 6.2...Summit Health
 
Understanding Liver Disease - Cecilia Minano, MD, MPH - Livingston Library - ...
Understanding Liver Disease - Cecilia Minano, MD, MPH - Livingston Library - ...Understanding Liver Disease - Cecilia Minano, MD, MPH - Livingston Library - ...
Understanding Liver Disease - Cecilia Minano, MD, MPH - Livingston Library - ...Summit Health
 
Living a Heart Healthy Life - Liliana Cohen - West Orange Public Library - 2....
Living a Heart Healthy Life - Liliana Cohen - West Orange Public Library - 2....Living a Heart Healthy Life - Liliana Cohen - West Orange Public Library - 2....
Living a Heart Healthy Life - Liliana Cohen - West Orange Public Library - 2....Summit Health
 
Heart of the Matter - Ali Ahmad, MD, FACC - Livingston Library - 1.6.2020
Heart of the Matter - Ali Ahmad, MD, FACC - Livingston Library - 1.6.2020Heart of the Matter - Ali Ahmad, MD, FACC - Livingston Library - 1.6.2020
Heart of the Matter - Ali Ahmad, MD, FACC - Livingston Library - 1.6.2020Summit Health
 

More from Summit Health (20)

Awareness and Prevention: Reduce your risk of stroke! - Berkeley Heights Seni...
Awareness and Prevention: Reduce your risk of stroke! - Berkeley Heights Seni...Awareness and Prevention: Reduce your risk of stroke! - Berkeley Heights Seni...
Awareness and Prevention: Reduce your risk of stroke! - Berkeley Heights Seni...
 
Pediatric Talk: Managing Arthritis During the Holidays - Dr. Marla Guzman - ...
Pediatric Talk: Managing Arthritis During the Holidays - Dr.  Marla Guzman - ...Pediatric Talk: Managing Arthritis During the Holidays - Dr.  Marla Guzman - ...
Pediatric Talk: Managing Arthritis During the Holidays - Dr. Marla Guzman - ...
 
Myth Busters: What You Need To Know About Breast Cancer - Sparta Library - Dr...
Myth Busters: What You Need To Know About Breast Cancer - Sparta Library - Dr...Myth Busters: What You Need To Know About Breast Cancer - Sparta Library - Dr...
Myth Busters: What You Need To Know About Breast Cancer - Sparta Library - Dr...
 
Safety and Success in a Post-Pandemic Society - Daniela Accurso, MD, MPH - 7...
Safety and Success in a Post-Pandemic Society -  Daniela Accurso, MD, MPH - 7...Safety and Success in a Post-Pandemic Society -  Daniela Accurso, MD, MPH - 7...
Safety and Success in a Post-Pandemic Society - Daniela Accurso, MD, MPH - 7...
 
Melanoma: Prevention, Detection and Treatment - Stephanie Badalamenti, MD - L...
Melanoma: Prevention, Detection and Treatment - Stephanie Badalamenti, MD - L...Melanoma: Prevention, Detection and Treatment - Stephanie Badalamenti, MD - L...
Melanoma: Prevention, Detection and Treatment - Stephanie Badalamenti, MD - L...
 
Melanoma: Prevention, Detection and Treatment - Stephanie Badalamenti, MD - L...
Melanoma: Prevention, Detection and Treatment - Stephanie Badalamenti, MD - L...Melanoma: Prevention, Detection and Treatment - Stephanie Badalamenti, MD - L...
Melanoma: Prevention, Detection and Treatment - Stephanie Badalamenti, MD - L...
 
Shoulder Pain Relief: Common Rotator Cuff Injuries & Treatment Options​ - And...
Shoulder Pain Relief: Common Rotator Cuff Injuries & Treatment Options​ - And...Shoulder Pain Relief: Common Rotator Cuff Injuries & Treatment Options​ - And...
Shoulder Pain Relief: Common Rotator Cuff Injuries & Treatment Options​ - And...
 
My Knee Hurts! A Look at Joint Pain in Children - Marla Guzman, MD - 1.12.2021
My Knee Hurts! A Look at Joint Pain in Children - Marla Guzman, MD - 1.12.2021My Knee Hurts! A Look at Joint Pain in Children - Marla Guzman, MD - 1.12.2021
My Knee Hurts! A Look at Joint Pain in Children - Marla Guzman, MD - 1.12.2021
 
Diabetes Prevention - Mildred Bentler, MA, RD, CSP, CDE - 11.18.2020
Diabetes Prevention - Mildred Bentler, MA, RD, CSP, CDE - 11.18.2020Diabetes Prevention - Mildred Bentler, MA, RD, CSP, CDE - 11.18.2020
Diabetes Prevention - Mildred Bentler, MA, RD, CSP, CDE - 11.18.2020
 
Why Does My Stomach Ache? - Dennis Han, MD, Gastroenterologist - Morristown &...
Why Does My Stomach Ache? - Dennis Han, MD, Gastroenterologist - Morristown &...Why Does My Stomach Ache? - Dennis Han, MD, Gastroenterologist - Morristown &...
Why Does My Stomach Ache? - Dennis Han, MD, Gastroenterologist - Morristown &...
 
Know Your Numbers and What They Mean for Your Overall Health - Madison Public...
Know Your Numbers and What They Mean for Your Overall Health - Madison Public...Know Your Numbers and What They Mean for Your Overall Health - Madison Public...
Know Your Numbers and What They Mean for Your Overall Health - Madison Public...
 
Understanding Knee Arthritis and Cartilage Disorders - Maurice M. Pine Free P...
Understanding Knee Arthritis and Cartilage Disorders - Maurice M. Pine Free P...Understanding Knee Arthritis and Cartilage Disorders - Maurice M. Pine Free P...
Understanding Knee Arthritis and Cartilage Disorders - Maurice M. Pine Free P...
 
Breast Cancer Prevention - Modifiable Lifestyle Factors - Diana N. Addis, MD,...
Breast Cancer Prevention - Modifiable Lifestyle Factors - Diana N. Addis, MD,...Breast Cancer Prevention - Modifiable Lifestyle Factors - Diana N. Addis, MD,...
Breast Cancer Prevention - Modifiable Lifestyle Factors - Diana N. Addis, MD,...
 
Can't Sleep? The ABCs of Your ZZZs
Can't Sleep? The ABCs of Your ZZZsCan't Sleep? The ABCs of Your ZZZs
Can't Sleep? The ABCs of Your ZZZs
 
Healthy Eating for Cancer Survivorship
Healthy Eating for Cancer SurvivorshipHealthy Eating for Cancer Survivorship
Healthy Eating for Cancer Survivorship
 
Guide to Eating an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Virtual Lecture - Christina Lavner,...
Guide to Eating an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Virtual Lecture - Christina Lavner,...Guide to Eating an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Virtual Lecture - Christina Lavner,...
Guide to Eating an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Virtual Lecture - Christina Lavner,...
 
Virtual Lecture: Spot-On Acne Treatment Options - Mital Patel-Cohen, MD - 6.2...
Virtual Lecture: Spot-On Acne Treatment Options - Mital Patel-Cohen, MD - 6.2...Virtual Lecture: Spot-On Acne Treatment Options - Mital Patel-Cohen, MD - 6.2...
Virtual Lecture: Spot-On Acne Treatment Options - Mital Patel-Cohen, MD - 6.2...
 
Understanding Liver Disease - Cecilia Minano, MD, MPH - Livingston Library - ...
Understanding Liver Disease - Cecilia Minano, MD, MPH - Livingston Library - ...Understanding Liver Disease - Cecilia Minano, MD, MPH - Livingston Library - ...
Understanding Liver Disease - Cecilia Minano, MD, MPH - Livingston Library - ...
 
Living a Heart Healthy Life - Liliana Cohen - West Orange Public Library - 2....
Living a Heart Healthy Life - Liliana Cohen - West Orange Public Library - 2....Living a Heart Healthy Life - Liliana Cohen - West Orange Public Library - 2....
Living a Heart Healthy Life - Liliana Cohen - West Orange Public Library - 2....
 
Heart of the Matter - Ali Ahmad, MD, FACC - Livingston Library - 1.6.2020
Heart of the Matter - Ali Ahmad, MD, FACC - Livingston Library - 1.6.2020Heart of the Matter - Ali Ahmad, MD, FACC - Livingston Library - 1.6.2020
Heart of the Matter - Ali Ahmad, MD, FACC - Livingston Library - 1.6.2020
 

Recently uploaded

Aditi Jagtap (Daughter of Ranjit Jagtap).pdf
Aditi Jagtap (Daughter of Ranjit Jagtap).pdfAditi Jagtap (Daughter of Ranjit Jagtap).pdf
Aditi Jagtap (Daughter of Ranjit Jagtap).pdfAditi Jagtap Pune
 
SGK HÓA SINH ENZYM 2006 CHỊ THU RẤT HAY.pdf
SGK HÓA SINH ENZYM 2006 CHỊ THU RẤT HAY.pdfSGK HÓA SINH ENZYM 2006 CHỊ THU RẤT HAY.pdf
SGK HÓA SINH ENZYM 2006 CHỊ THU RẤT HAY.pdfHongBiThi1
 
Valproic Acid. (VPA). Antiseizure medication
Valproic Acid.  (VPA). Antiseizure medicationValproic Acid.  (VPA). Antiseizure medication
Valproic Acid. (VPA). Antiseizure medicationMohamadAlhes
 
PHYSIOTHERAPY IN HEART TRANSPLANTATION..
PHYSIOTHERAPY IN HEART TRANSPLANTATION..PHYSIOTHERAPY IN HEART TRANSPLANTATION..
PHYSIOTHERAPY IN HEART TRANSPLANTATION..AneriPatwari
 
Role of medicinal and aromatic plants in national economy PDF.pdf
Role of medicinal and aromatic plants in national economy PDF.pdfRole of medicinal and aromatic plants in national economy PDF.pdf
Role of medicinal and aromatic plants in national economy PDF.pdfDivya Kanojiya
 
PULMONARY EDEMA AND ITS MANAGEMENT.pdf
PULMONARY EDEMA AND  ITS  MANAGEMENT.pdfPULMONARY EDEMA AND  ITS  MANAGEMENT.pdf
PULMONARY EDEMA AND ITS MANAGEMENT.pdfDolisha Warbi
 
L1.INTRODUCTION to ENDOCRINOLOGY MEDICINE.pptx
L1.INTRODUCTION to ENDOCRINOLOGY MEDICINE.pptxL1.INTRODUCTION to ENDOCRINOLOGY MEDICINE.pptx
L1.INTRODUCTION to ENDOCRINOLOGY MEDICINE.pptxDr Bilal Natiq
 
Screening for colorectal cancer AAU.pptx
Screening for colorectal cancer AAU.pptxScreening for colorectal cancer AAU.pptx
Screening for colorectal cancer AAU.pptxtadehabte
 
Presentació "Real-Life VR Integration for Mild Cognitive Impairment Rehabilit...
Presentació "Real-Life VR Integration for Mild Cognitive Impairment Rehabilit...Presentació "Real-Life VR Integration for Mild Cognitive Impairment Rehabilit...
Presentació "Real-Life VR Integration for Mild Cognitive Impairment Rehabilit...Badalona Serveis Assistencials
 
Presentation on Parasympathetic Nervous System
Presentation on Parasympathetic Nervous SystemPresentation on Parasympathetic Nervous System
Presentation on Parasympathetic Nervous SystemPrerana Jadhav
 
Biomechanics- Shoulder Joint!!!!!!!!!!!!
Biomechanics- Shoulder Joint!!!!!!!!!!!!Biomechanics- Shoulder Joint!!!!!!!!!!!!
Biomechanics- Shoulder Joint!!!!!!!!!!!!ibtesaam huma
 
Musculoskeletal disorders: Osteoarthritis,.pptx
Musculoskeletal disorders: Osteoarthritis,.pptxMusculoskeletal disorders: Osteoarthritis,.pptx
Musculoskeletal disorders: Osteoarthritis,.pptxraviapr7
 
SHOCK (Medical SURGICAL BASED EDITION)).pptx
SHOCK (Medical SURGICAL BASED EDITION)).pptxSHOCK (Medical SURGICAL BASED EDITION)).pptx
SHOCK (Medical SURGICAL BASED EDITION)).pptxAbhishek943418
 
Basic principles involved in the traditional systems of medicine PDF.pdf
Basic principles involved in the traditional systems of medicine PDF.pdfBasic principles involved in the traditional systems of medicine PDF.pdf
Basic principles involved in the traditional systems of medicine PDF.pdfDivya Kanojiya
 
Giftedness: Understanding Everyday Neurobiology for Self-Knowledge
Giftedness: Understanding Everyday Neurobiology for Self-KnowledgeGiftedness: Understanding Everyday Neurobiology for Self-Knowledge
Giftedness: Understanding Everyday Neurobiology for Self-Knowledgeassessoriafabianodea
 
SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES.pptx made by Sapna Thakur
SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES.pptx made by Sapna ThakurSCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES.pptx made by Sapna Thakur
SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES.pptx made by Sapna ThakurSapna Thakur
 
SGK NĂNG LƯỢNG SINH HỌC MỚI 2019 RẤT HAY NHÉ.pdf
SGK NĂNG LƯỢNG SINH HỌC MỚI 2019 RẤT HAY NHÉ.pdfSGK NĂNG LƯỢNG SINH HỌC MỚI 2019 RẤT HAY NHÉ.pdf
SGK NĂNG LƯỢNG SINH HỌC MỚI 2019 RẤT HAY NHÉ.pdfHongBiThi1
 
History and Development of Pharmacovigilence.pdf
History and Development of Pharmacovigilence.pdfHistory and Development of Pharmacovigilence.pdf
History and Development of Pharmacovigilence.pdfSasikiranMarri
 
Nutrition of OCD for my Nutritional Neuroscience Class
Nutrition of OCD for my Nutritional Neuroscience ClassNutrition of OCD for my Nutritional Neuroscience Class
Nutrition of OCD for my Nutritional Neuroscience Classmanuelazg2001
 

Recently uploaded (20)

Aditi Jagtap (Daughter of Ranjit Jagtap).pdf
Aditi Jagtap (Daughter of Ranjit Jagtap).pdfAditi Jagtap (Daughter of Ranjit Jagtap).pdf
Aditi Jagtap (Daughter of Ranjit Jagtap).pdf
 
SGK HÓA SINH ENZYM 2006 CHỊ THU RẤT HAY.pdf
SGK HÓA SINH ENZYM 2006 CHỊ THU RẤT HAY.pdfSGK HÓA SINH ENZYM 2006 CHỊ THU RẤT HAY.pdf
SGK HÓA SINH ENZYM 2006 CHỊ THU RẤT HAY.pdf
 
Valproic Acid. (VPA). Antiseizure medication
Valproic Acid.  (VPA). Antiseizure medicationValproic Acid.  (VPA). Antiseizure medication
Valproic Acid. (VPA). Antiseizure medication
 
PHYSIOTHERAPY IN HEART TRANSPLANTATION..
PHYSIOTHERAPY IN HEART TRANSPLANTATION..PHYSIOTHERAPY IN HEART TRANSPLANTATION..
PHYSIOTHERAPY IN HEART TRANSPLANTATION..
 
Role of medicinal and aromatic plants in national economy PDF.pdf
Role of medicinal and aromatic plants in national economy PDF.pdfRole of medicinal and aromatic plants in national economy PDF.pdf
Role of medicinal and aromatic plants in national economy PDF.pdf
 
PULMONARY EDEMA AND ITS MANAGEMENT.pdf
PULMONARY EDEMA AND  ITS  MANAGEMENT.pdfPULMONARY EDEMA AND  ITS  MANAGEMENT.pdf
PULMONARY EDEMA AND ITS MANAGEMENT.pdf
 
L1.INTRODUCTION to ENDOCRINOLOGY MEDICINE.pptx
L1.INTRODUCTION to ENDOCRINOLOGY MEDICINE.pptxL1.INTRODUCTION to ENDOCRINOLOGY MEDICINE.pptx
L1.INTRODUCTION to ENDOCRINOLOGY MEDICINE.pptx
 
Screening for colorectal cancer AAU.pptx
Screening for colorectal cancer AAU.pptxScreening for colorectal cancer AAU.pptx
Screening for colorectal cancer AAU.pptx
 
Presentació "Real-Life VR Integration for Mild Cognitive Impairment Rehabilit...
Presentació "Real-Life VR Integration for Mild Cognitive Impairment Rehabilit...Presentació "Real-Life VR Integration for Mild Cognitive Impairment Rehabilit...
Presentació "Real-Life VR Integration for Mild Cognitive Impairment Rehabilit...
 
Presentation on Parasympathetic Nervous System
Presentation on Parasympathetic Nervous SystemPresentation on Parasympathetic Nervous System
Presentation on Parasympathetic Nervous System
 
Biomechanics- Shoulder Joint!!!!!!!!!!!!
Biomechanics- Shoulder Joint!!!!!!!!!!!!Biomechanics- Shoulder Joint!!!!!!!!!!!!
Biomechanics- Shoulder Joint!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
Musculoskeletal disorders: Osteoarthritis,.pptx
Musculoskeletal disorders: Osteoarthritis,.pptxMusculoskeletal disorders: Osteoarthritis,.pptx
Musculoskeletal disorders: Osteoarthritis,.pptx
 
SHOCK (Medical SURGICAL BASED EDITION)).pptx
SHOCK (Medical SURGICAL BASED EDITION)).pptxSHOCK (Medical SURGICAL BASED EDITION)).pptx
SHOCK (Medical SURGICAL BASED EDITION)).pptx
 
JANGAMA VISHA .pptx-
JANGAMA VISHA .pptx-JANGAMA VISHA .pptx-
JANGAMA VISHA .pptx-
 
Basic principles involved in the traditional systems of medicine PDF.pdf
Basic principles involved in the traditional systems of medicine PDF.pdfBasic principles involved in the traditional systems of medicine PDF.pdf
Basic principles involved in the traditional systems of medicine PDF.pdf
 
Giftedness: Understanding Everyday Neurobiology for Self-Knowledge
Giftedness: Understanding Everyday Neurobiology for Self-KnowledgeGiftedness: Understanding Everyday Neurobiology for Self-Knowledge
Giftedness: Understanding Everyday Neurobiology for Self-Knowledge
 
SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES.pptx made by Sapna Thakur
SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES.pptx made by Sapna ThakurSCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES.pptx made by Sapna Thakur
SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES.pptx made by Sapna Thakur
 
SGK NĂNG LƯỢNG SINH HỌC MỚI 2019 RẤT HAY NHÉ.pdf
SGK NĂNG LƯỢNG SINH HỌC MỚI 2019 RẤT HAY NHÉ.pdfSGK NĂNG LƯỢNG SINH HỌC MỚI 2019 RẤT HAY NHÉ.pdf
SGK NĂNG LƯỢNG SINH HỌC MỚI 2019 RẤT HAY NHÉ.pdf
 
History and Development of Pharmacovigilence.pdf
History and Development of Pharmacovigilence.pdfHistory and Development of Pharmacovigilence.pdf
History and Development of Pharmacovigilence.pdf
 
Nutrition of OCD for my Nutritional Neuroscience Class
Nutrition of OCD for my Nutritional Neuroscience ClassNutrition of OCD for my Nutritional Neuroscience Class
Nutrition of OCD for my Nutritional Neuroscience Class
 

Early Detection of Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers

  • 1. An Overview of Skin Cancer: Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention Naheed R. Abbasi, MD, MPH Summit Medical Group July 11, 2012
  • 2. Skin Cancer: An Epidemic  2012 SEER data reveal that the most prevalent type of cancer in men are prostate (43%), colorectal (9%) and melanoma (7%) ; in women the top three are breast (41%), uterine (8%) and colorectal (8%.) (Siegel R, Desantis C, Virgo K et al. CA Cancer J Clin 2012 June 14)  Incidence of skin cancer is rising in both women and men and lifetime risk of invasive melanoma has increased from 1/100 in 1993 to 1/52 in 2012. (Rigel et al., NYU Melanoma Cooperative Group, 2012.)  Among Caucasians in 2012, lifetime risk of melanoma is 1/55 in women and 1/36 in men.
  • 3. Why Such An Epidemic?  Ultraviolet light is still the greatest risk factor  Tanning beds are a major culprit  Baby boomers are living longer  Sun protection has not always been practiced widely by Americans, and childhood sun exposures play a major role in skin cancer risk.
  • 4. Key Skin Cancer Risk Factors  Ultraviolet light, natural and artificial, cummulative  Radiation  Multiple nevi, especially dysplastic  Family history  Light skin, light eyes  Skin that burns easily  History of blistering sunburns, including childhood  Chronic sores or inflammation
  • 5. The Skin webmd.com
  • 6. Basal Cell Carcinoma  Most common type of skin cancer with 80% of lesions presenting on the head and neck  Three main types: superficial, nodular and infiltrative  Local invasion is the key risk in untreated cases or delayed diagnoses  Presents with waxy, pearly, skin-colored, pink or red patches or plaques.  Look out for red or scaly patches; red, flesh-colored or pink bumps or growths
  • 7. Basal Cell Carcinoma: Images webmd.com
  • 8. Squamous Cell Carcinoma  Presents most commonly in heavily sun-exposed areas  Associated with chronic inflammation or ulceration  Can present in a precancerous stage (actinic keratosis); a non-invasive stage (in-situ or Bowen’s disease) or invasive SCC.  Main symptom is a red, dry scaly patch or a growing bump that is red, pink or flesh-colored.
  • 9. Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Images medicinenet.com ; dermatology.ucsf.edu; dermis.net
  • 10. Melanoma  Melanoma is the leading cause of death from skin disease  A disorder of melanocytes, melanoma can begin in normal skin, within a mole, or within a freckle  Four commonly defined subtypes are superficial spreading, nodular, lentigo maligna, and acral lentiginous  Rarely can occur in the eye (iris or retina)
  • 11. Melanoma: Clinical Images wikipedia.org ;webmd.org; dermnetnz.org
  • 12. ABCDE’s of Melanoma  ABCDE’s of melanoma  -Asymmetry  -Border irregularity  -Color Variegation  -Diameter >6mm  -Evolution Abbasi, NR et al. JAMA 2004 Dec 8 ;292 (22):2771-6.
  • 13. Some Benign Skin Lesions webmd.com; mayoclinic.com; medicinenet.com; dermatlas.med.jhmi.edu
  • 14. Treatment of Skin Cancer  Prevention and early detection are key factors in patient success  Topical creams/chemotherapeutic agents (5-fluorouracil, imiquimod, etc.)  Radiation in rare instances  Surgery is the mainstay  Electrodessication and curettage  Traditional excision  Mohs micrographic surgery  Advanced melanoma treatments (interferon, chemotherapy)
  • 15. Prevention of Skin Cancer  Sun avoidance  Sunscreens  SPF = sun protection factor, a measure of UVB protection  UVA blockers of significance are avobenzone, titanium dioxide, zinc oxide  Sunscreens should be applied liberally and reapplied every 2-3 hours if skin is getting wet  Protective clothing
  • 16. Conclusions  Skin cancer is a common problem whose incidence is increasing in the US  Understanding the appearance of skin cancer aids the public in early detection  While most forms of skin cancer are treatable, disease can and does present in advanced states  Since skin cancer is largely preventable, physicians and the lay public must strive to increase awareness and modify destructive behaviors
  • 17. For more information Call (908) 273.4300 Visit: summitmedicalgroup.com Connect with us on Facebook/SummitMedicalNJ Twitter: @SummitMedicalNJ