Types of Skin Cancer | Skin And Cancer Institute
Skin Cancer Types
The most common types of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma in that order. Merkel cell, melanoma and sebaceous carcinoma are rarer forms of cancerous tumors and yet are more dangerous and deadly.
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The most common type of skin cancer is basal cell carcinoma.
Melanoma results from a mutation in pigmented cells and can develop from moles as well.

A dermal filler that is injected beneath the surface skin to treat scars and wrinkles.

Squamous cell carcinoma, another common form of skin cancer, can develop from untreated precancerous skin lesions like acitinic keratosis.
A rare form of skin cancer that is most commonly seen on the eyelids, and develops beneath the skin’s oil glands.