This three-page handout educates people about skin cancer, which is the most common form of cancer in the United States. It identifies risk factors for skin cancer, and provides recommendations for its prevention. It defines the three major types of skin cancer as basal cell carcinoma (BCC), squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), and melanoma, and describes signs and symptoms of each type. The document outlines care and treatment, including removal of tissue suspected of being skin cancer, and biopsy.
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