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Safe Skin Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment

Skin Cancer Alliance is a not-for-profit initiative to support pre-assessments and management of skin cancer for patients and doctors. We provide easier access to medical reference and educational resources regarding skin cancer surveillance & treatments while assisting social-distancing in clinical visits. 

Types of Skin Cancer

Solar Keratoses

  • A.k.a. Solar keratoses - usually flat, scaly lesions without blood vessels

  • The most frequently encountered lesions in long-term sun damaged skin

  • Low chance of progress to Squamous Skin Cancer (SCC)

  • Treatment options:

    • Freeze with liquid nitrogen - cryotherapy

    • For fewer lesions :

      • Topical cream

      • Thin shave

      • Curettage and electrosurgery

Squamous Cell Carcinomas (SCC) 

  • Could be painful, non-healing, pink spots

  • The second most common skin cancer
    Could potentially invade other bodily tissues/organs

  • Typically occurs in sun exposed skin of  older people: face, ears, limbs

  • Treatment options:

    • Topical cream & shave for thin lesions

    • Curettage and electrosurgery for thin lesions

    • Excision is the standard treatment option

    • Radiotherapy for particular circumstances

Basal Cell Carcinomas (BCC)

  • Pinks spots with in-focus blood vessels

  • The most common yet least invasive skin cancer

  • Tends to occur in younger individuals compared to other skin cancers

  • Treatment options :

    • Topical creams 

    • Cryotherapy 

    • Curettage and electrosurgery

    • Excision

    • Radiotherapy


  • The least common yet the most invasive and lethal skin cancer

  • Could resemble many different type of lesions

  • The most crucial aspect of melanoma diagnosis is early detection, therefore frequent skin checks are essentials in high risks individuals

  • Treatment starts with excisional biopsy for lesions analysis for further management options.

About Us

Skin Cancer Alliance aims to provide leading educational resource for skin cancer diagnosis and treatment. We understand that each patient’s situation is unique. That’s why we focus on personalised care and strive to create individualised, efficient treatment strategy that provide the best possible outcome.

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