Medical Dictionary: Cancer of the skin


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Cancer of the skin: Another name for Skin Cancer.
Cancer of the skin (condition): Cancer of the skin; the most common type of cancer.

Cancer of the skin: Half of all new cancers are skin cancers, and more than 1 million new cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed in the United States this year. Skin cancer is a disease in which cancer (malignant) cells are found in the outer layers of your skin. 1

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1. excerpt from Skin Cancer: NWHIC

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