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What is Skin Cancer?

Skin cancer, the most common form of cancer in the United States, is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells. Skin cancer types include actinic keratosis (or solar keratosis), basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma.

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While only 1% of skin cancers are melanomas, they are the deadliest of all skin cancers due to their ability to spread throughout the body and metastasize. However, melanoma is also one of the most curable cancers due to its visibility to the unaided eye. Other types of skin cancer that are far less common include Merkel cell carcinoma, Kaposi sarcoma, cutaneous lymphoma and skin adnexal tumors. These account for less than 1% of all skin cancer.

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You've got this, because you've got us. Get the expert care and support you need to face cancer and reclaim your life. Contact our Cancer Care team today at Call913-632-9100. You can also click the button below to find a physician near you.