NEBRASKA MELANOMA CENTER ®: Midwestern Values Nebraska Focused

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The "skin cancer fun quiz" is an easy way to test your knowledge of skin cancer. The correct answers to the "skin cancer fun quiz" are located at the bottom on this webpage.

Match the following:

1. Acral lentiginous melanoma A. Most common form of melanoma in dark skinned individuals
2. Bowen's disease B. A subtype of squamous cell carcinoma in situ
3. ABCDE identification system C. Helps distinguish benign moles from melanoma
4. Most common type of skin cancer D. Basal Cell Carcinoma
5. Actinic keratoses E. Correlated with cumulative solar skin exposure
6. Congenital nevi F. Nevus cells present at birth
7. Standard approach for basal cell carcinoma G. Excisional biopsy
8. Breslow microstage H. Measure of melanoma thickness
9. Hutchinson's freckle I. In-situ malignant melanoma
10. 5-fluorouracil therapy for actinic keratoses J. Informed consent highly recommended
11. Cryotherapy K. Easy treatment of actinic keratoses
12. Biopsy techniques L. Punch, incisional, shave, excisional

Nebraska physicians who can treat your skin disease or detect cancer

NEBRASKA MELANOMA CENTER ® is a public-private effort in healthcare services related to educating Nebraskans about proper skin care as well as the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions, especially benign skin growths and skin cancers. Ongoing national research furthers our efforts to continually improve skin disease diagnosis and treatment for Nebraskans.

NEBRASKA MELANOMA CENTER ® has a growing network of talented licensed healthcare professionals who deliver fully integrated, cost effective skin disease diagnosis and treatment across the State of Nebraska as well as healthy skin and skin cancer prevention programs. These professionals include primary healthcare providers, dermatopathologists, pathologists, surgeons, medical oncologists, and radiation therapists.

If you undergo a skin biopsy, the skin specimen may be sent to NEBRASKA MELANOMA CENTER ®and its affiliate, Pathology Services, P.C. for processing, evaluation, diagnosis, and inclusion in its database. Having your skin biopsy specimen(s) sent to Pathology Services, PC. is not required to avail yourself of the resources of NEBRASKA MELANOMA CENTER ®. If your healthcare provider sends your skin biopsy specimen elsewhere, NEBRASKA MELANOMA CENTER ® would appreciate a copy of your pathology report to include its diagnosis in its Nebraska cancer registry.

Nebraskans may contact Healthy Nebraska, Inc. to request additional information about skin care and skin diseases as well as obtain an appointment for skin cancer screening by licensed healthcare professionals in our NEBRASKA MELANOMA CENTER ® network in Nebraska.

Answers to "fun quiz": the correct answers are directly across from the numbers listing the questions!

For more information about our services or to send skin biopsies to us, contact

NEBRASKA MELANOMA CENTER ®: Midwestern Values Nebraska Focused

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611 West Francis Street
North Platte, Nebraska 69101

Byron L. Barksdale, M.D.
Phone: 308-532-4700

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NEBRASKA MELANOMA CENTER ® is a service mark of Pathology Services, P.C.

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