Basal cell carcinoma accounts for 80 percent of all skin cancers. The cause is damage to the DNA of cells in the epidermis, the top layer of the skin.
Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that forms in the cells that produce skin color. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
A disease caused by ultraviolet light that comes from the sun’s rays.
Squamous cell carcinoma is a cancer in the middle and outer skin layers caused by ultraviolet (UV) exposure. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Photoaging is when the sun prematurely—and sometimes dangerously—ages the skin. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Mohs surgery is a type of surgery for skin cancer that minimizes the amount of skin removed. Learn more about this procedure.
Aesthetic plastic surgery (also called cosmetic surgery) refers to procedures that improve the appearance of the face and body. Learn more about this procedure.
Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare type of skin cancer that usually develops on areas of skin that are exposed to the sun. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Cancers that begin in the soft tissues of the body such as fat, muscle, nerves, blood vessels, and fibrous tissues.