Have you noticed any abnormalities in your skin? If the answer is yes, the first step is to go to the dermatologist who will first examine your skin and, if necessary, perform a biopsy. Learn more about the procedure here!Learn More
For non-melanoma skin cancer there is no single universal therapy. Here you will learn about different therapies for skin cancer which will help you decide, together with your doctor, the best therapy option for you.Learn More
UV-Radiation is the main cause for Skin Cancer, but it is not the only risk factor. Your skin type also plays a decisive role in the sensitivity to UV rays as well as your genes do. Learn more here!Learn More
Skin cancer generally develops in areas that are exposed to the sun. after some time, skin cells from the affected areas could start an abnormal growth and become cancerous cells. Learn more about the biology of skin cancer here.Learn More
Skin cancer is a general term for all malignant changes in the skin. Depending on which type of skin cell is damaged and how malignant is the cancer, it can be divided into different types, each one having different characteristics. What type of skin cancer do you have? Learn more here!Learn More >
The skin is the largest organ of the human body, with a total area of about 2m². It protects us from microbes, helps regulate the body temperature, and provides us with the sensation of touch, heat, and cold. Here you will learn about the structure of the skin and its function.Learn More
About this website.
This website provides you with the latest scientific information about different types of skin cancer and various available treatments intended for the general public. You will learn about the structure (anatomy) and function (physiology) of the skin to understand how skin cancer is developed. For us it is essential that you know how to prevent skin cancer, how to recognize it and which are your options. For this reason, we have included a section where you can learn more about the diagnostics, therapy options and skin protection.
We aim to approach scientific information to the public. We want to help you have a better understanding of the disease and actively participate in the therapy as a patient or relative.