Skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in the United States, with over 1,000,000 cases diagnosed each year. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Fortunately, it is one of the most treatable forms of cancer.
There are three main types of diagnoses—Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Malignant Melanoma. Early detection and intervention is crucial to preventing the cancer from spreading, so it’s important to know what to look for and to seek professional help if you suspect a problem area.