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Revista de la Facultad de Medicina (México)

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CASTANEDA GAMEROS, Paola  and  ELJURE TELLEZ, Juliana. Skin cancer, an actual problem. Rev. Fac. Med. (Méx.) [online]. 2016, vol.59, n.2, pp.6-14. ISSN 2448-4865.

Skin cancer is one of the most prevalent tumors in human beings, and it should get the required relevance in the training of the general practitioner because in most of the cases it is preventable and curable. There are two types of skin cancer: the non-melanoma (Basal Cell Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma) and Melanoma. The prognosis depends on the early detection and its proper removal.

Keywords : Skin cancer; basocellular carcinoma; espinocellular carcinoma; melanoma.

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