Welcome to the GentleCure Blog

Thank you for visiting our blog! If you’re looking for information on skin cancer types, skin cancer statistics, general skin cancer facts, sun safety tips, and more information you can trust, you’ve come to the right place. At GentleCure, we are on a mission to empower non-melanoma skin cancer patients to be educated, active participants in their treatment decisions, and providing a breadth of skin cancer and treatment knowledge to you is just one of the ways we can achieve that goal. Learn more about the types of posts you can expect to find on our blog below, then find out how to get in touch with us if you would like to talk one-on-one with a skin cancer information specialist.

 

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Non-melanoma skin cancer can be present in two forms: squamous cell and basal cell carcinoma.
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Take these steps to protect your skin and prevent skin cancer by avoiding harmful sunburns.
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Undergoing IG-SRT means the patient is guided every step of the way.
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Radiation is the number one cause of skin cancer and also an effective way to treat it.

What Topics Are Covered in Our Blog?

Current and upcoming blog posts from GentleCure will cover everything from basic skin cancer facts and skin cancer statistics to more specific information regarding non-melanoma skin cancers like Basal cell carcinoma and Squamous cell carcinoma. Patients will find answers they can trust to questions like:

  • What is non-melanoma skin cancer?
  • What are the Basal cell carcinoma symptoms and Squamous cell carcinoma symptoms?
  • What causes Squamous cell carcinoma and Basal cell carcinoma?
  • Is Squamous cell carcinoma deadly? / Is Basal cell carcinoma deadly? What are their survival rates?
  • How to treat Squamous cell carcinoma or Basal cell carcinoma?

IG-SRT Information

In addition to skin cancer facts and skin cancer statistics, non-melanoma skin cancer patients who are considering Image Guided Superficial Radiotherapy (IG-SRT) as a non-invasive treatment option can find helpful information about how IG-SRT works, what to expect during treatment, how IG-SRT compares to Mohs surgery, and much more on our blog. While past experiences with skin cancer treatment may have left you feeling in the dark and unsure of your options, GentleCure is proud to offer a refreshing approach to non-melanoma skin cancer treatment by providing in-depth answers to all of our patients’ questions.

Reach Out to Speak With a Skin Cancer Information Specialist

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with non-melanoma skin cancer, we invite you to call us at 312-987-6534 855-222-6858 to speak directly with a skin cancer information specialist. The call is free and we hope that you’ll allow us to provide you with the information you and your physician need to make a better-informed treatment decision.

If you’ve already decided that IG-SRT may be right for you but are struggling to find a location offering this treatment option, give us a call and we can help you locate a dermatology practice near you that offers IG-SRT. Through every step of the treatment process, GentleCure is here for you.