Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

This information is useful for adults and older adults

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.