In 3 years I have had multiple biopsies, 9 of which have been positive for Basel cell ca; one infiltrative, one wth squamous implications. At this rate of proliferation, I'm wondering what alternatives are available to avoid all the cutting. Please advise.
What are alternatives to MOHs esp for a patient with multiple lesions as a result of radiation therapy for acne? (photo)
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Alternatives to mohs surgery
There are several alternatives to mohs surgery but this depends on location and histologic type of cancer but include aldara cream, desiccation and curettage, radiation, routine excision, new oral medication Erivedge for treatment of advanced basal cell carcinomas.
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