Skin cancers refer to malignancies arising from the skin.
This is a general discussion of skin cancers, for discussions of specific skin cancers please refer to individual articles.
Overall, skin cancers are the most common human malignancy 1.
Primary skin malignancy can be classified according to the skin cell the cancer originates from:
- 1. American Cancer Society. Cancer facts & figures 2016. Atlanta, American Cancer Society 2016. http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@research/documents/document/acspc-047079.pdf