We offer Alternative Skin Cancer Treatment – You have Options
Melanoma accounts for only 4% of all skin cancer cases, but it is responsible for approximately 80% of skin cancer deaths. Based on these numbers, it is no wonder that it is considered an aggressive cancer. Melanoma is a serious cancer and the most commonly diagnosed in the United States with approximately 1 million new cases each year. In fact, over the last 20 years new skin cancer cases have almost doubled. In various parts of the world, but mainly in Western countries, the development of melanoma is increasing faster than any other form of cancer. Surveys also conclude that about half of Americans who live to be 65 or older will have skin cancer at least once.
Melanoma begins in skin cells called melanocytes. Melanocytes are the pigment cells that give us our natural skin color and also produce melanin which helps protect our deep layers of the skin from UV rays. Exposure to sunlight stimulates the melanocytes to make more melanin which then causes the skin to tan. Too much sunlight, however, may cause the melanocytes to become malignant. This condition is called Melanoma.
At Sunridge Medical, our highly-trained physicians are experts in providing an integrated approach to the alternative treatment of melanoma. Our treatment plans are individualized, even for patients with the same type of cancer, and involve both traditional and alternative medicines. We have integrated advanced, research-based alternative medicines with conventional therapies into a comprehensive, individualized treatment program that offers patients optimal success.
Our physicians have found that symptoms can frequently be improved and even reversed with our natural alternative melanoma treatments. We take a holistic approach to patient care and strive to not only treat the cancer, but also alleviate symptoms, increase quality of life and most importantly, address the underlying cause of the disease.
Even if standard treatments have reached their limits, patients with melanoma still have treatment options.
Causes of Melanoma:
- Ultraviolet light exposure is the most common
- Exposure to high levels of x-rays
- Immune system dysfunction
- Certain chemicals such as arsenic, oils, soot and hydrocarbons found in tar
Risk Factors of Melanoma:
- People who have fair skin
- People with blue or green eyes and light hair (red or blond)
- Genetic disorders that diminish skin pigment
- People who have already been treated for Melanoma
- People with unusual moles
- People with family members that have had skin cancer
For answers to your questions or to make an appointment, call us TODAY toll-free at (800) 923-7878 to speak with a Patient Care Representative. Let us help you get your life back.