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Aspirin Free Anacin; Datril; Genapap; Genebs; Panadol; Tempra; Tylenol; Valorin 

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...

A drug that reduces pain and fever (but not inflammation). It belongs to the family of drugs called analgesics.


Skin Cancer as related to Acetaminophen


  • Acetaminophen for Skin Cancer treatment | VoCP

    https://www.voiceofcancerpatients.com/skin-cancer/supportive-drugs/acetaminophen

    Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer. It is used to treat many conditions such as headache, muscle ache, arthritis, backache, toothache, cold, and fever. It is an oral or IV drug. ..

  • Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Acetaminophen, and ...
    Cancer in this stage hasn’t grown outside the top layer of your skin. Your doctor probably will take out the cancer and a small area of skin around it. This is known as wide excision surgery.

  • Ask the Expert: Does a Biopsy Hurt? - The Skin Cancer ...

    https://www.skincancer.org/blog/ask-expert-biopsy-hurt

    If you have discomfort, it can be addressed with acetaminophen (Tylenol). Applying ice right after the procedure can also reduce pain and inflammation, although this is unnecessary for most biopsies. For more involved biopsies, your dermatologist can inject a long-acting anesthetic.

  • This Common OTC Painkiller Found Linked to Cancer
    New research shows that long-time chronic users of acetaminophen, the active ingredient of Tylenol, have an increased risk for blood cancers. It's still uncertain exactly what role the drug plays in the disease.