Coronavirus and cancer

We know it’s a worrying time for people with cancer, we have information to help. If you have symptoms of cancer contact your doctor.

Read our information about coronavirus and cancer

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Surgery

You usually have surgery for skin cancer. The type of surgery you have depends on where the cancer is, how big it is and how deep it is. Find out more about the different types of surgery. 

Surgery for small skin cancers

Many small non melanoma skin cancers can be removed by your GP in their surgery. 

Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS)

Moh's micrographic surgery (MMS) is a type of surgery for skin cancer. Find out more about it. 

Surgery for larger skin cancers

Find out about having surgery for larger skin cancers, including about types of surgery, how to prepare and possible side effects after surgery.

Last reviewed: 
28 Oct 2019

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