There are two main categories of skin cancer - melanoma and non-melanoma.
Melanoma (also known as 'malignant melanoma') is less common than non-melanoma cancers but is the most dangerous.
Read more about melanoma or changing moles here.website link
Non-melanoma skin cancers are mainly comprised of 'Basal Cell Carcinoma' (BCC) and 'Squamous Cell Carcinoma' (SCC). BCC is the most common and the least dangerous.
See more about Basal Cell Carcinoma here.
See more about Squamous Cell Carcinoma here.
Find more information about sunscreens here https://www.bad.org.uk/skin-cancer/sunscreen-fact-sheet
At Southface Dermatology we are experts in all types of skin cancer diagnosis and management.
We can undertake full digital mole mapping for you – find out more here.
For further information about Mohs surgery for Basal Cell Carcinoma – find out more here.