Causes of non-melanoma skin cancer

Ihotaudit | Henrik F. Lorentzen | 22. Huhti 2020 kl. 2:48 | ,,

X-ray radiation increases the risk of cancer including non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC). The previous indiscriminate use of Bucky’s rays for the treatment of skin conditions, including acne and psoriasis in children and adolescents is associated with the development of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) with a latent period of more than 20 years. Deeper reaching radiotherapy is associated with various types of cancer including BCC and squamous ...