Skin Care Tips During and After Superficial Radiation Therapy

 June 15, 2022

Non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC), which includes basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), is the most frequently diagnosed cancer, especially among the Caucasian population. About 5.4 million cases of this type of cancer are diagnosed in the United States annually, and 80% of these cases are basal cell carcinoma. These high records are […]

Hyperhidrosis: How Can I Stop My Excessive Sweating

 April 15, 2022

For some people, the body’s cooling mechanism (commonly known as sweating) may be overactive. Some sweat four or five times more than normal. This serious medical condition called hyperhidrosis has become prevalent, severe, and socially debilitating to some. According to a recent study by Doolittle, et al. (2016), nearly 5% of the American population suffers […]

Botox Aftercare: What to Do After Your Botox Treatment

 March 15, 2022

Botox injection is a cosmetic drug primarily noted for smoothing facial wrinkles and creases, especially on the areas between eyebrows, around the eyes, forehead, corners of the mouth, and chin. It works by temporarily paralyzing muscles after injection of onabotulinumtoxin A, a neurotoxin produced by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum. At high concentrations, the same bacteria […]

Vitiligo: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

 February 15, 2022

Evident throughout history, the white spots caused by vitiligo have been a cause of anxiety for people who contracted the disease. Millenniums ago, Egyptian and Indian texts induced a social stigma for this disease. As one of the most common pigment disorders globally, there are still some social misunderstandings about the nature of the disease. […]

Skin Cancer Treatment: Superficial Radiation Therapy

 January 15, 2022

The consistent rise of skin cancer diagnoses over the years has created an influx in the demand for better, high-quality treatment options for the said disease. To date, there are now over nine (9) treatment choices for skin cancer. One among these is called Superficial Radiation Therapy or SRT. Find out what makes this procedure […]

The 8 Types of Skin Cancer Treatments

 December 15, 2021

Skin cancer is among the most common types of cancer worldwide. Current literature provides that approximately 1 in every 5 Americans will develop this kind of disease within their lifetime. In 2020 alone, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported a total of 1.20 million cases of skin cancer, ranking fourth in terms of new cases […]

Everything to Know about Squamous Cell Carcinoma

 November 15, 2021

Scaly patches and wart-like sores on the skin aren’t just unsightly to look at. They could also indicate serious underlying conditions, such as squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), a type of skin cancer. Learn more about this condition, its symptoms, risks, and even possible treatments. What is Squamous Cell Carcinoma? Cancer of the skin can take […]