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Skin cancer (basal cell / squamous cell carcinoma)

If you, or someone you know has skin cancer, and you are looking for information about care or treatment, the links below will take you to reliable and evidence-based services and resources.

What to expect

The skin cancer pathway is a guide developed by the Victorian Government and Cancer Council Victoria, to help you know what to expect at every step after a diagnosis of skin cancer

Diagnosis information

The links below will take you to information about skin cancer and the most recent approaches to treatment. It is important to remember that your doctor will prescribe the best treatment for you as an individual, or the person you care for. Therefore, the treatment you receive, may be different to that described in some of the links below. If you have any questions about your treatment, ask your treating team. They will be happy to help explain everything to you.

The Cancer Council Victoria provide an overview of skin cancer, skin cancer types and how it is commonly treated.