Peninsula Dermatologic Surgery Mohs



321 Middlefield Road, Suite 245
Menlo Park, CA 94025
T 650.326.7222 F 650.326.7332

THE "BASICS"  WHAT IS SKIN CANCER?

Cancer is unregulated replication of cells that our bodies cannot stop.  As the cancer cells replicate, they form a tumor. It is this tumor which invades and damages your normal healthy tissue. The most common ...

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PREVENTION - SKIN CANCER

Minimize exposure to the sun when UVB rays are at their strongest from the hours of 10AM to 3PM. If possible, try to plan outdoor activities for the early morning...

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SUNSCREEN LINGO

SPF (Sun Protection Factor) – tells you how LONG a sunscreen is effective against UVB rays on the skin.  For example, if you went outside without sunscreen and it took 10 minutes for you to develop a sunburn...

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