nonmelanoma skin cancer

Skin cancer that arises in basal cells or squamous cells but not in melanocytes (pigment-producing cells of the skin).

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • skin cancer — Malignant tumour of the skin, including some of the most common human cancers. Though recognizable at an early stage, it has a significant death rate. Light skinned people have the highest risk but can reduce it by limiting exposure to sunlight… …   Universalium

  • nonmelanoma — non·mel·a·no·ma .mel ə nō mə n, often attrib a tumor that is not a melanoma <nonmelanoma cells> <nonmelanoma skin cancer> …   Medical dictionary

  • List of cancer types — This is a list of cancer types, ordered alphabetically.A*Acute lymphoblastic leukemia *Acute myeloid leukemia *Adrenocortical carcinoma *AIDS related cancers *AIDS related lymphoma *Anal cancer *Appendix cancer *Astrocytoma, childhood cerebellar… …   Wikipedia

  • Merkel cell cancer — Merkel cell cancer, also called Merkel cell carcinoma, trabecular cancer, Apudoma of skin, or Small cell neuroepithelial tumor of the skin, is a rare and highly aggressive cancer where malignant cancer cells develop on or just beneath the skin… …   Wikipedia

  • triamcinolone — A substance that is being studied for the prevention of nonmelanoma skin cancer. It is an anti inflammatory drug that is applied to the skin to relieve irritation, rashes, and infections. It belongs to the family of drugs called topical… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • NMSC — nonmelanoma skin cancer …   Medical dictionary

  • NMSC — • nonmelanoma skin cancer …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • Basal-cell carcinoma — Classification and external resources A basal cell carcinoma ICD 10 C44 (ILDS C44.L21) ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • Merkel cell carcinoma — Classification and external resources Micrograph of a Merkel cell carcinoma. H E stain. ICD 10 C …   Wikipedia

  • Methyl-5-amino-4-oxopentanoat — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Methyl 5 amino 4 oxopentanoat …   Deutsch Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.