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Which type of skin cancer is considered the most aggressive?
a.malignant melanoma
b.squamous cell carcinoma
c.basal cell carcinoma
d.all are equally aggressive
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Explanation:
a.malignant melanoma: correct
b.squamous cell carcinoma: skin cancer that may go into deeper tissue but does not generally metastasize
c.basal cell carcinoma: skin cancer in basal cell layer of epidermis; rarely metastasizes
d.all are equally aggressive: they are not equally aggressive

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Ans: a.malignant melanoma

Melanoma is considered the most dangerous form of skin cancer as it typically will spread to other areas of the body, including organs if left untreated.

Melanoma begins in melanocyte cells. It occurs when those cells behave abnormally, growing excessively and taking over surrounding tissues. They can develop from existing moles or skin growths, but, more commonly, they will start as new growth.
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