HCA 240 Version 3 Week 2 CheckPoint 2 Cancer Patient Information Sheetin Nursing by jacob
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HCA 240 Version 3 Week 2 CheckPoint 2 Cancer Patient Information Sheet
Cancer Patient Information Sheet
Axia College of University of Phoenix
June 3, 2011
Of the three stages of skin cancer, Melanoma is the most dangerous type. It begins in cells in the skin called melanocytes. To understand melanoma, it is helpful to know about the skin and about melanocytes -what they do, how they grow, and what happens when they become cancer.
Causes and Risk Factors:
Overexposure from the sun is a major cause People with fair skin are at high risk Having more than 50 moles increases risk Inherited factors and family history
Prevention, detection, and diagnosis techniques:
There are numerous ways to prevent melanoma, no matter what stage one has. Refraining from the...