What is skin cancer

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What is skin cancer?

More accurately termed malignant melonoma, this is a skin cancer that begins in cells called melanocytes. Melanocytes can grow together to form a benign (not cancerous) moles. A melanoma starts as a collection of cancerous melanocytes. A change in size, shape or colour of a mole can be a sign of melanoma.

The two most common types of non-melanoma skin cancer are:

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