Skin cancer treatment

Skin cancer treatment

M131/0644 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 34.9MB

Downloadable file size: 2.9MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator



Caption: Skin cancer. Stitches in the neck of an 80 year old woman after the removal of a skin cancer tumour. A basal cell carcinoma (BCC), or rodent ulcer, was removed. BCC is the most common form of skin cancer among fair-skinned people. It mostly affects the elderly, although in recent years the average age of onset has steadily decreased. It usually appears on the face and is thought to be caused by the ultraviolet radiation in sunlight. It slowly destroys surrounding tissues, but seldom spreads to other parts of the body. Treatments for basal cell carcinoma include radiotherapy, cryotherapy, cauterization and surgical excision.

Release details: Model release available. Property release not required.

Keywords: 80, 80s, adult, basal cell carcinoma, bcc, cancer, cancerous, caucasian, clinical, close-up, condition, dermal, dermatological, dermatology, disease, disorder, eighties, eighty, elderly, excission, female, growth, human, human body, lump, malignancy, malignant, medical, medicine, neck, neoplasm, oap, old, oncology, patient, rodent ulcer, skin, stitch, stitched, stitches, suture, sutures, treatment, tumour, woman, wound

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.