According to the Hong Kong Cancer Registry in 2019, non-melanoma skin cancer is the eighth most common cancer in Hong Kong, and the number of new cases continues to grow each year, now reaching 1,081*.
* Source: Hong Kong Cancer Registry, Hospital Authority 2021 (figures from 2019)
Non-melanoma skin cancer is the growth of abnormal skin cells, usually caused by exposure to the sun. Taking simple sun-safety measures will protect your skin from harmful UV damage and dramatically decrease the risk of developing skin cancer.
At Cancer Fund, we help anyone touched by skin cancer through our FREE services and programmes. From diagnosis and treatment through to recovery and rehabilitation, with our support you will never feel alone as you navigate life with cancer.
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