Other treatments

You might be offered a less common treatment. Reading about what's involved can help you prepare any questions for your specialists.

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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.

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.