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The most common types of skin cancer include basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma, according to WebMD. Rare types of skin cancer include Merkel cell tumors and dermatofibrosarcoma protruberans. More »

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Melanoma is the deadliest type of skin cancer, according to Mayo Clinic. It forms in the melanocytes, which are structures that contain melanin, a substance that gives skin and eyes their color. Melanoma does not only fo... More »

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The three main types of skin cancer are squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma and melanoma, according to WebMD. Squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma are collectively called nonmelanoma skin cancers. More »

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The three main types of skin cancer are squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma and melanoma, according to WebMD. Squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma are collectively called nonmelanoma skin cancers. More »

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Skin cancers such as basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma can present in multiple skin lesions that cause pain and itching, according to WebMD. Melanoma skin cancers are not as common as carcinomas and do not... More »

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Types of carcinomas include basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, invasive ductal carcinoma, ductal carcinoma in situ and renal cell carcinoma, according to WebMD. Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of... More »

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Carcinomas, such as basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, mainly result from ultraviolet radiation from sunlight, according to Mayo Clinic, WebMD and Everyday Health. This creates mutations in the DNA of the ... More »

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