Affecting people of all ages, skin cancer poses a higher risk to those with fair skin. The most common types of skin cancer are Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC), Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) and Melanoma. Skin cancers vary in severity, learn amount the different types of skin cancer and skin damage below:
*Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer (NMSC) - BCC and SCC
*Sun Damage and Sunspots (Actinic Keratosis)
A key determining factor in skin cancer is skin type. The Fitzpatrick skin classification system measures the skin's reaction to exposure to sunlight. Below is a graphical interpretation of skin types.