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Melanoma/Skin Cancer Health Center

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Get the facts on non-melanoma skin cancer treatment and care.


Treatment for non-melanoma skin cancer depends on the size and location of the cancer, what type it is, and the patient's health.

Home treatment after removal of a skin cancer usually involves skin protection and skin exams.

Medications are rarely used to treat nonmelanoma skin cancer, but learn about ones that may be used.

Surgery is the most common and successful way to treat non-melanoma skin cancer.

Other treatments for skin cancer may include radiation and topical photo-dynamic therapy.

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