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So you were able to #GetSkinHelp and now you’ve been booked for an appointment, that’s great! A
Dermatologist can often spot a potential skin cancer (whether it be SCC – Squamous Cell Carcinoma, BCC – Basal Cell Carcinoma, Melanoma, or even a Merkel Cell Carcinoma) on sight or with their dermatoscope, or if they find a lesion particularly suspicious they will recommend a biopsy for pathological analysis.
Each province and territory determines their own coverage under the Canada Health Act and each provincial health insurance plan is supplemented through federal transfers.
We have all been on one of those summer road trips where the sun is shining so hard you need to pull down the visor.
So, you decided to get that bothersome “skin thing” checked out on GetSkinHelp and need to take a picture of your skin concern, but are not exactly where to start.
It is much simpler than you think, and it begins here…
Nevus Best known asMole Explain like I’m 5Your body is a bad colourist and decided to add extra ink to that particular spot of your skin. ComplicationsThey are no big deal for the most part, but many people like to have them removed. Note: Have your mole checked out: A – asymmetricalB – border irregularitiesC […]
A recent report by the Toronto Star has exposed how the Coronavirus is affecting cancer care in Ontario. Their report states that there is a “sharp rise in the number of people coming to hospitals with advanced cancers” due to doctors prioritizing more serious cases, people avoiding medical centres, and the postponement of screening programs for breast, […]
According to the Canadian Public Health Agency, skin cancer has been increasing at a fairly constant rate in Canada over the past 30 years. And according to the Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation, there are more new cases of skin cancer each year than the number of prostate, lung, breast, and colon cancers combined. Aside from using sunblock and covering […]