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Basal Cell Carcinoma; Basal Cell Carcinoma, see Skin Cancer; Merkel Cell Cancer 

Altinac; Avita; Renova; Retin A Micro Gel; Retin-A 

Skin cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the skin. The skin is the body's largest organ. It protects against heat, sunlight, injury, and infection. Skin also helps control body temperature and stores water, fat, and vitamin D. The skin has several layers, but the two main layers are the epidermis (upper or outer layer) and the dermis (lower or inner layer). Skin cancer begins in the epidermis, which is made up of 3 kinds of cells: Squamous cells: Thin...

Retin-A is a trademarked brand name for Tretinoin, a retinoic acid cream used to treat acne and keratosis pilaris; it is claimed that it stimulates skin cell turnover and smoothes wrinkles. It is used by some as a hair loss treatment.


Skin Cancer as related to Tretinoin