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ALL cancers are deadly. There are three types of skin cancer. Basal Cell Carcinoma(BCC), Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) , and Maligant Melanoma. BCC and SCC are ususally not fatal unless they have metastasized (spread to other parts of the body). Melanoma is responsible for 75% of deaths due to skin cancer, but if it is caught early it can be easily cured with a minor surgery.

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