Skin cancer (non-melanoma) What is cancer?
Cancer is a disease of our cells. Sometimes cells go wrong and become abnormal. These cancer cells keep dividing to make more and more abnormal cells.
Order or download our free booklet about skin cancer. It covers symptoms, diagnosis, possible treatments, and practical issues.
Waiting to hear the results of tests can be a worrying time. You can talk to us about how you are feeling.
If you're deciding which charity to support with your fundraising, talk to us. We want to be there for everyone affected by cancer, and we need your help.
What's happening near you? Find out about support groups, where to get information and how to get involved with Macmillan where you are.
Read Jen's guest blog post about how to deal with one of the day-to-day problems of living with skin cancer. She tells us how she has managed to maintain her sense of style while staying safe in the sun.
A place for people affected by any type of skin cancer, including basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, to support one another, ask questions, and share their experiences.
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