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View in Spanish: Cáncer de piel sin melanoma en estadio III

Stage III nonmelanoma skin cancer (… non-MEH-luh-NOH-muh skin KAN-ser)
Cancer that forms in squamous cells or basal cells in the skin. The cancer has spread below the skin to tissues such as cartilage, muscle, or bone and/or to nearby lymph nodes, but not to other parts of the body.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.