An estimated 5.4 million cases of nonmelanoma skin cancer, such as basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell skin cancer, are diagnosed in the United States every year. Even though most of these skin cancers can be cured if caught early, receiving a cancer diagnosis can be scary.


If you can relate to the millions of people who will be diagnosed with nonmelanoma skin cancer this year, share your experiences from diagnosis to treatment, and beyond through the Skin Cancer CARE (

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Your Story

Please type or cut and paste your story here. You can include:

  • How and when you or your loved one were diagnosed
  • Your or your loved one’s symptoms
  • What treatments were received
  • Who or where you received support from
  • What support you feel you could have used more of
  • Helpful tips
  • Things you wish you knew when you were diagnosed
  • How you are doing today and anything else that you think will help others affected by nonmelanoma skin cancer

Please refrain from promoting a product, drug, treatment, or company. By clicking “submit” you are giving the Skin Cancer Education & Research Foundation permission to edit and use your story on both its website and in written materials.

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