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Are there any relation between skin inflammatory conditions & skin cancer ?
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
In brief: Inflammation/Cancer
For investigative cutaneous biologists a link between inflammation and skin cancer is a topic frequently discussed when multi-stage chemical carcinogenesis and photocarcinogenesis models are presented.
Indeed, the inflammatory process includes the release of cytokines, growth factors, chemotactic polypeptides, and prostaglandins, which have become favorite targets for prevention of chemical induce.

In brief: Inflammation/Cancer
For investigative cutaneous biologists a link between inflammation and skin cancer is a topic frequently discussed when multi-stage chemical carcinogenesis and photocarcinogenesis models are presented.
Indeed, the inflammatory process includes the release of cytokines, growth factors, chemotactic polypeptides, and prostaglandins, which have become favorite targets for prevention of chemical induce.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
In brief: Yes
Any site with long standing inflammation can accumulate deleterious changes that may lead to cancer. Skin oner the site of chronic osteomyelitis is know to develop squamous cell cancer.

In brief: Yes
Any site with long standing inflammation can accumulate deleterious changes that may lead to cancer. Skin oner the site of chronic osteomyelitis is know to develop squamous cell cancer.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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