The three types of skin cancer are squamous cell carcinoma,basal cell carcinoma, and melanoma, each usually resulting frommutations in the cells. The terminology of each cancer typesignifies that cancer’s cell of origin, e.g. squamous cellcarcinoma arises from cells in the superficial layer of theepidermis (most commonly the stratum granulosum). Based on thisinformation, identify where a basal cell carcinoma arises, andwhere a melanoma arises.
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