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Deciding on Treatment

  • Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: Chemotherapy

    Chemotherapy uses anticancer medicines to kill cancer cells. Here's what you need to know about chemotherapy for nonmelanoma skin cancer.

  • Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: Radiation Therapy

    Radiation therapy uses strong X-rays to kill cancer cells. It may be used on its own, or along with other types of treatment. Here's what you need to know about radiation therapy for nonmelanoma skin cancer.

  • Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: Surgery

    Surgery is the most common way to treat nonmelanoma skin cancer. There are many methods of surgery than can be used to remove the cancer. The goal is to completely remove the cancer while trying to limit harm to healthy tissue. This is especially important when the cancer is on the face.