Nonmelanoma skin cancer is milder than melanoma skin cancer as it generally affects or at least originates from squamous or basal epidermal cells. Its symptoms include warts. lumps, skin eruptions that may be red or translucent, itchiness and sores that do not heal easily. 3 out of 4 times, non melanoma skin cancer affects the basal cells. Relatively less fatal than melanoma skin cancer, non melanoma skin cancer can be treated with simple surgeries.
HOW IS NONMELANOMA SKIN CANCER DIAGNOSED?
In rare cases, non melanoma skin cancer and spread to other parts of body or grow on the cells underlying basal and squamous skin cells.