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Moh's Surgery or Blue Light to Treat Basal Cell Carcenoma?

I have had 2 separate spots of basal cell carcinoma in the past and both were surgically removed. I now have two additional areas (on my nose and... READ MORE

Mohs Vs Electrodessication & Curretage for Recurrent Bcc?

Had a lesion removed from left temple area. Dx was bcc. Recurred ~ 8 months later but smaller-about 5mm diameter. 2 schools of thought: 1. because... READ MORE

Which Surgery for Nodular Basal Cell Lesion on Left Distal Nose (Bordering on the Tip and Just Left of the Mid-line)?

Punch biopsy shows nodular pigmented basal cell. It looks small but sits on the upper rim/edge of a crater scar from radiation of an "aggressive"... READ MORE

Basal cell carcinoma. What's the risk of recurrence?

I had a bcc removed last year,I have read of surveys that seem to suggest that I am at greater risk of more serious internal cancers,also that I will... READ MORE

Should this pigmented nodular basal cell carcinoma be re-read by a dermatopathologist? Is the risk of recurrence increased?

A 63yo male developed a suspicious 7 x 8 mm raised lesion in the right pubic area over 2-3 months. An elliptical excisional biopsy was done by a... READ MORE

Could this be a recurrence? (Photo)

A lesion on the right nasal ala was frozen five times during a three year period but the sore simply did not go away so i went to a new dermatologist... READ MORE

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