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By Richard P. Holm MD
The Prairie Doc 

Skin cancer questions answered


Q: What are some types of skin cancer? 

A: The three major types are basal cell, squamous cell and malignant melanoma. In general, one in five, or 20 percent of people in the U.S. have had or will have some type of skin cancer. In Australia where the sun is intense, two out of three skin cancers are basal cell, one in four are squamous cell, and one in twelve are malignant melanoma.


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