Home > Dermatology > Skin Cancer Biopsy Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Mar 31, 2009 by CConnolly, Views: 5184 Dr. Coyle Connolly demonstrates a biopsy of a suspected skin cancer. He discusses why it is important to biopsy any lesion which is suspicious for a skin cancer. Basal cell carcinoma is the most common skin cancer and appear as pearly, non healing lesions. A shave biopsy can remove the lesion and diagnose the cancer.