As the month of May brings skin cancer into focus, it’s time to increase public understanding of the disease, including its prevalence, approaches to screening and prevention, treatment options, and resources that offer updated skin cancer information throughout the year.
Cancer of the skin is often divided into two categories: non-melanoma and melanoma. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates there are well over 1 million unreported cases of non-melanoma (basal cell or squamous cell) cancers annually annually in the United States. Melanoma, the more-serious form of skin cancer, was expected to be diagnosed in close to 70,000 people in 2009. The ACS also estimated that approximately 11,500 deaths would occur in 2009 from all forms of skin cancer combined (8,650 from melanoma and 2,940 from non-melanoma).
Sensus Healthcare offers a new non-invasive treatment for non-melanoma skin cancer. The SRT-100 (Superficial Radiotherapy) provide fast and painless treatment options for patients.
Please ask your dermatologist for more information on the SRT-100!