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Plastic Surgeon in the Virgin Islands: Skin Cancer in the Caribbean

Plastic Surgeon in the Virgin Islands: Skin Cancer in the Caribbean

by Natalie (SU)
So, you are trying to decide where to go for your next vacation. You love the beach, but you are also scared of getting skin cancer, because of all the stories you’ve heard, plus your family history with the disease. Understandably, you wonder if the beach could even be an option. That’s why being aware of the dangers of skin cancer are very important, as well as what you can do to prevent it.

A Guide to Skin Cancer Reconstruction

A Guide to Skin Cancer Reconstruction

by Shearly (SU)
One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, and 40-50% of Americans who live to 65 years or older will experience basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma at least once. While these numbers may seem staggering, the numbers just don’t lie. That’s why it is so important to know how to prevent skin cancer, what to look for, and what is involved in treatment, including cancer removal and skin cancer reconstruction.

How Your Plastic Surgeon can Treat Your Skin Cancer Scars

How Your Plastic Surgeon can Treat Your Skin Cancer Scars

by Stephanie Meadows
Your skin does many beneficial things, such as, cover your internal organs, protect us from injury and germs, helps control body temperature, protects from dangerous ultraviolet (UV) rays, and helps your body make vitamin D, which comes from exposure to the sun.