Recognising the subtle signs of skin cancer
Minute clues can help you to identify suspicious spots.
The head and neck area is one of the most common sites for non-melanoma skin cancer as it is usually highly affected by the sun. Successfully diagnosing early skin cancer in this important area substantially reduces the complexity of the treatment needed and costs involved.
When examining the head and neck, it is necessary to establish a technique that will allow the clinician to pay attention equally to the sites of high sun exposure (face, neck, ears) and covered areas (scalp, oral cavity, behind ears) in a