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Is skin cancer as deadly as lung cancer and so many other types of cancers?

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Dr. Christian Schultheis
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: It can be

Melanoma can be.
Squamous cell carcinoma can be locally destructive. Basal cell carcinoma typically not unless genetic. Another rare skin cancer, merkle cell carcinoma can be very aggressive. Hope this helps.

In brief: It can be

Melanoma can be.
Squamous cell carcinoma can be locally destructive. Basal cell carcinoma typically not unless genetic. Another rare skin cancer, merkle cell carcinoma can be very aggressive. Hope this helps.
Dr. Christian Schultheis
Dr. Christian Schultheis
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Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology

In brief: Deadly skin cancer

Certain types of skin cancer such as malignant melanoma have the potential to be lethal if not detected and treated at an earlier stage before the melanoma has a chance to spread to other organs.
See a dermatologist for a skin exam and to evaluate any suspicious spots or growths.

In brief: Deadly skin cancer

Certain types of skin cancer such as malignant melanoma have the potential to be lethal if not detected and treated at an earlier stage before the melanoma has a chance to spread to other organs.
See a dermatologist for a skin exam and to evaluate any suspicious spots or growths.
Dr. Coyle Connolly
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