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Understanding Your Diagnosis

  • Biopsy

    Detailed information on biopsy, including the most common types of biopsy, such as endoscopic biopsy, bone marrow biopsy, excisional biopsy, incisional biopsy, fine needle aspiration biopsy, punch biopsy, shave biopsy, and skin biopsy

  • Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: Stages

    The stage of a cancer is how much and how far the cancer has spread in your body. It's one of the most important things to know when deciding how to treat the cancer. Here's what you need to know about the stages of nonmelanoma skin cancer.

  • Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: Newly Diagnosed

    Being told you have skin cancer can be scary, and you may have many questions. But you have people on your healthcare team to help.

  • Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: Your Chances for Recovery (Prognosis)

    Prognosis is the word your health care team may use to describe your chances of recovering from cancer. Or it may mean your likely outcome from cancer and cancer treatment. A prognosis is a calculated guess. It’s a question many people have when they learn they have cancer.