What Are the Types of Skin Cancers?

Q:
What are the types of skin cancers?

A:
There are mainly three types of skin cancers:

  • Basal cell carcinoma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Melanoma

The first two kinds of skin cancers can also be put together as non-melanoma skin cancers.

Some other less common skin cancers include:

  • Merkel cell carcinoma
  • Kaposi sarcoma
  • Sebaceous gland carcinoma

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