Types of Skin Cancer (and How Deadly They Are)

Get ready to protect your skin because the most common cancer in the United States is skin cancer, according to the CDC*. Medical providers typically divide skin cancer into two primary categories: malignant melanoma (often just called melanoma) and non-melanoma (sometimes spelled nonmelanoma). However, there are also plenty of sub-categories of skin cancer worth knowing …

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Skin Cancer: Symptoms and Treatments

A doctor inspects a suspicious mole on the back of a woman; how to identify skin cancer concept

According to SkinCancer.org, “Between 40 and 50 percent of Americans who live to age 65 will have either basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma at least once.” Skin cancer is the most common type of skin cancer and the most preventable and treatable. In fact, if one catches the cancer early enough, they have …

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