Northern New Jersey Plastic Surgery – Skin Cancer Education
Skin cancer rates continue to rise dramatically in the United States. Currently, one in six Americans develops skin cancer at some point. Skin cancer accounts for one third of all cancers in the United States. Most of these are non-melanoma cancers such as basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. Mortality associated with these skin cancers is unusual. Melanoma, the eighth most common malignancy in the United States, accounts for 75 percent of all deaths associated with skin cancer. Click to read more about New Jersey Skin Cancer education.