Skin cancer

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Roland Warner et al.

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.

Epidemiology

Overall, skin cancers are the most common human malignancy 1.

Pathology

Primary skin malignancy can be classified according to the skin cell the cancer originates from:

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rID: 63974
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Cutaneous cancers
  • Cutaneous cancer
  • Skin cancers

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