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How Fast Does Basal Cell Carcinoma Grow?

From what I have read, basal cell carcinoma (BCC) tends to be slow growing. What exactly does that mean? I am 43 years old and have a BCC located just... READ MORE

How Much Does Mohs Surgery Cost?

I have Basal Cell Carcinona (BCC) in the face (upper maxilla ), and it was removed on November 22, 2008. However, the surgeon did an incomplete... READ MORE

What Happens to a BCC Left Unremoved?

I'm sure that there are a lot of people out there with basal and squamos cell cancers out there. What really happens if they never get them removed? READ MORE

Non-surgical Option to Remove Basal Cell Cancer?

I have a basal cell cancer on bridge of nose. I have an appointment in September for Mohs surgery. I haven't met with the doctor yet, but I do not... READ MORE

What Happens to Mohs Surgery Scar when Healed by Itself?

What can I expect after Moh's surgery if I let the scar heal on its own? I was told by a plastic surgeon that I could let it heal on its own, do a... READ MORE

How to Repair Mohs Surgery Wound?

I had Mohs surgery on 8/14 to remove a basal cell cancer from my forehead. The wound is now open and covered and I'm weighing my options for repair. ... READ MORE

Waiting Too Long for Mohs Surgery?

I have just been diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma on my scalp. The best Mohs Surgery plastic surgeon in my area can't see me until October... READ MORE

Should I Request a Plastic Surgeon for Mohs Reconstruction?

My Mohs Surgeon does his own reconstruction. Should I request a plastic surgeon? I have Basel Cell Carcinoma between my eye and my nose, and I have... READ MORE

How Well Do Skin Grafts Match From Inner Ear to Nose?

I will be having Mohs surgery next week, for two basal cell areas on the right side of my nose. I have fair skin that tends to be reddish on my face... READ MORE

BCC on Side of Nose - Mohs or Laser Removal?

I have a BCC in the left side of the base of my nose.I m 33yo, my mother just removed the same BCC on the same place, with Mohs surgery. Results are... READ MORE

Best Way to Remove Squamous Cells on Chest?

I just received the biopsy report on 3 areas from my chest. The locations are: 1 at the top of my cleavage, 1 to the left center of my cleavage and 1... READ MORE

What is a Good Alternative to Using Hydrogen Peroxide on an Open Wound Like Mohs Surgery?

I was told by the surgeon to clean the wound with hydrogen peroxide, but when I went to the plastic surgeon, he said not to. He said to let the water... READ MORE

How Long Can I Wait Before Having Mohs Surgery?

I had a small (3mm) raised pearly colored bump on my forehead for the past few months. My dermatologist removed it and sent if for a biopsy. It came... READ MORE

I Have Squamous Cell Carcinoma in SITU on the Tip of my Nose. MOHS or Other Procedure?

I have squamos cell carcinoma in SITU on the tip of my nose and the doctor wants me to have MOHS. I am afraid of MOHS and was wondering if there is... READ MORE

What Should I Ask About Nodular BCC on my Ala?

I have a nodular basal cell carcinoma (BCC) on my nasal ala. It is 5mm across and primarily flat. I will be having Mohs surgery in a couple weeks to... READ MORE

Is it Worth Trying Aldara/Zyclara Before Going Through with Mohs Surgery?

I have Basal Skin Cancer on my left cheek. It is Micro Nodular not Superficial. I do not want a big scar from Moh's or Excision or Photo or Laser.... READ MORE

Can Mohs Surgery Wait a Month After Diagnosis?

If my recent biopsy of a very tiny, pimple-like thing on my cheek is basil cell cancer, can I wait 4-5 weeks after the diagnosis for Mohs surgery? I... READ MORE

Mohs Surgery on Nose - Stitches or Left to Heal by Itself?

I had a biopsy and the results are that I have a squamous cell on the tip on my nose, very small area. Using a Mohs Surgeon how will he/she determine... READ MORE

Going on a Holiday After Mohs Surgery?

I have a suspected BCC on my eyelid which was wrongly diagnosed as a recurrent infection. It bleeds occasionally. I am seeing a specialist in three... READ MORE

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