What are the different types of skin cancer? How are they usually diagnosed? What do they look like? And how are they treated?
Below are the answers to these and other common skin cancer questions you might have.
Basal cell carcinoma is the most common cancer
Basal cell carcinoma isn’t only the most common type of skin cancer. It’s also the most common cancer, period.
Fortunately, it also tends...
I’ve never been diagnosed with cancer, but I still get screened at MD Anderson for both breast cancer and skin cancer every year. And I tell...
Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that occurs in melanocytes, the cells that carry pigment.
But are there different types? How is it usually treated? And are there any new therapies available?
We checked in with melanoma specialist Isabella Glitza Oliva, M.D., Ph.D., for answers to these questions and more. Here’s what she had to say.
What are the different types of melanoma?
The vast majority of cases occur...