Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Just like with all cancer, the key to effective treatment is catching it early. Dr. Hensley has many years of experience identifying, treating, and caring for various forms of skin cancer, and works around the clock to ensure that his patients diagnosed with cancer have every opportunity available in order to overcome it.
There are several risk factors that lead to skin cancer, the most common include: sunburns, exposure to x-rays, weakened immune systems, and a family history.
The biggest risk factor for skin cancers of any kind is sun exposure.
Different types of skin cancer include: actinic keratosis, basal cell carcinoma, melanoma, and squamous cell carcinoma.