Skin Cancer Signs and Symptoms to Spot Early On

Medically Reviewed by Carolin Schneider, MD

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Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. In the United States, it’s estimated that doctors diagnose over 100,000 new skin cancer cases each year. Some types of skin cancer are more dangerous than others, but if you have a spot on your skin that you’re concerned about, it’s a good idea to have a healthcare professional take a look at it. To boost your own awareness, learn more about some of the most common types of skin cancer and what they often look like.