It is estimated that more than two million cases of basal cell or squamous skin cancer (nonmelanoma) and 68,720 cases of malignant melanoma (the most serious form of skin cancer) were diagnosed in 2009 in the U.S.
Skin Cancer Treatment Options
There are numerous treatment options available to skin cancer patients, depending on the location of the tumor and how far the cancer has spread (i.e., stage). You should consult with your doctor. We’ve listed several sources you might want to review before speaking with your doctor.
How are Basal and Squamous Cell Skin Cancers Treated? - American Cancer Society
How is Melanoma Skin Cancer Treated? - American Cancer Society
Melanoma Treatment - National Cancer Institute
Skin Cancer Treatment - National Cancer Institute
Treating Melanoma - American Academy of Dermatology
Treating Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer - American Academy of Dermatology
- Clinical Trials to Treat Skin Cancer (Nonmelanoma) - National Cancer Institute
- Clinical Trials to Treat Merkel Cell Carcinoma - National Cancer Institute
- A 10-Step Guide to Finding a Cancer Treatment Trial - National Cancer Institute
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