Treating

There are a variety of treatments for skin cancer. The options offered to you will depend on several factors including the size of the skin cancer, where it is on your body and your biopsy results.

  • Making treatment decisions

    Your doctors may tell you there are different options for your treatment. Having the right information will help you make the right decision for you.

  • Other treatments

    Get information about some more specialised treatments.

  • Surgery

    Surgery is the most common treatment for skin cancer. How it's done depends mostly on the size of the cancer and where it is.

  • Radiotherapy

    Radiotherapy is the use of high-energy rays, usually x-rays and similar rays (such as electrons) to treat cancer.

  • Clinical trials

    Many people are offered a trial as part of treatment. Find out more to help you decide if a trial is right for you.

  • After treatment for skin cancer

    After treatment, it’s important to check your skin for new symptoms and protect your skin from the sun.