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Skin cancer (non-melanoma)


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Symptoms of non-melanoma skin cancer include a red lump or a flat, scaly patch on an area of skin often exposed to the sun.

The main cause of non-melanoma skin cancer is too much exposure to the sun.

Non-melanoma skin cancer can usually be treated with surgery to remove the affected area of skin.

Non-melanoma skin cancer is a group of common skin cancers that are usually easy to treat.

Page last reviewed: 06/01/2020
Next review due: 06/01/2023