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How common are skin cancers by age?

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Basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas are more common in older people. On the other hand, melanomas are more common in younger people, especially in people ages 25 to 29.

From: Skin Cancer WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: News release, Mela Sciences. National Cancer Institute. American Cancer Society.

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SOURCES: News release, Mela Sciences. National Cancer Institute. American Cancer Society.

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Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on September 30, 2016

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