A tumor arising in the skin caused by uncontrolled cell division. Classified as melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer (basal and squamous cell carcinoma).
Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)
The most common type of skin cancer, it originates from the basal cells in skin and usually appears as a red lump or scaly area. It rarely spreads to other organs (metastasizes).
Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)
A scaly or plate-like malignant tumor of the skin that sometimes spreads (metastasizes) to other organs. The second most common form of skin cancer
Malignant Melanoma (Melanoma)
Malignant Melanoma is a cancer of melanocytes and usually has an irregular outline and patchy coloring. It is the most dangerous type of skin cancer that can spread to other organs (metastasize).