Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

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Nonmelanoma skin cancers are the most common skin cancers and are caused by ultraviolet light. They need the specialized care of a dermatologist trained in skin surgery techniques. In this video, David J. Leffell, MD, chief of Dermatologic Surgery at Yale Medicine, explains the differences between melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers and how they are treated.