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Skin Cancer in Taos

Skin cancer- treatment depends on the type of skin cancer, location, how much skin is involved, whether it’s metastasized, and if the person is healthy or has other medical problems. There are three main different types of skin cancer:

  • Melanoma can spread to other parts of body, most deadly type of skin cancer.
  • Basal cell carcinoma is the most common type typically grows slow but if not treated it could cause damage to tissue including the bone.
  • Squamous cell carcinoma is the second most common type and is easily treatable.