Where is the most common site for skin cancer?

Where is skin cancer most commonly found. Had a few different answers to this in my readings. Does any one know what the actual answer is?

Authored By Sarah Fasham on Thursday 8th November 2012

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Mariechen Puchert
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Posted over 7 years ago

That depends on the skin cancer you are talking of.
The three most common types of skin malignancy are:

  1. malignant melanoma

  2. squamous cell carcinoma

  3. basal cell carcinoma (which hardly ever spreads di

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Nabil George
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Medical Student - Barts And The London
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Posted over 7 years ago

I remember that apparently in Men the commonest site for MM is on the trunk, while in women it's more likely the legs and arms...
BCC is usually on the face.

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