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Can a Bug Bite Cause Basal Cell Carcinoma? Or Chronic Inflammation/Irritation?

I was bitten on the side of my neck by an unknown insect (not a mosquito) in South Africa one year ago. The bite never completely healed and... READ MORE

How Do I Know my Doctor Removed All of my Basal Cell Carcinoma?

I went to see my derm four weeks ago for a bump on my nose. She treated it immediately as bcc, saying that it was small and did not go very deep. She... READ MORE

I Have a Bilateral Tumor on my Lash Line

It may be basal cell carcinoma what do you recommend READ MORE

Does Basal Cell Carcinoma Still Pose Health Risk if Only Under the Skin?

I had a small lesion removed from top of hand 5 years ago by a local doctor by excision. Biopsy results indicated it basal cell carcinoma and... READ MORE

Is It Appropriate for a Regular Family Physician (Not a Surgeon) to Perform Surgery on Basal Cell Carcinoma?

Is It Appropriate for a Regular Family Physician (Not a Surgeon) to Perform Surgery on Basal Cell Carcinoma? READ MORE

I have had 2 basal cell carcinomas on my nose and AK on my arm in last 2 years. Is there a laser treatment to help skin cancer?

I had a plastic surgeon recommend Ipl therapy and effudex cream would this be effective at eliminating bcc from reoccurring READ MORE

I Found What I Think is BCC on my Hip, Right Below a Small Tattoo?

Under a small tattoo on my hip I found what I think is BCC. It is reddish, scaley, and about the size of a dime and has slightly raised edges. It... READ MORE

Does this look like skin cancer? (Photo)

This mole started growing on my big toe 6 years ago and it's getting bigger. I was recently diagnosed with BCC below my eye ( I'll have Mohs surgery... READ MORE

How Long Will This Particular Case of Basal Cell Carcinoma Take to Be Fatal? (photo)

I have a family member, with what I am positive is a large basal cell carcinoma, refusing doctor visits. The picture is what the cancer looked like 6... READ MORE

How Can I Have a Small Bcc on my Upper Lip Removed Without Scarring?

How can i have a small bcc on my upper lip removed without scarring? I have had mohs for one bcc on my scalp (scar and balding) 2 on my right arm, 3... READ MORE

What Should I Expect the Sight of a Basal Cell Removal to Look Like After 3.5 Weeks? (photo)

I had a basal cell removed from my upper left arm 3.5 weeks ago. after two weeks, the stitches were removed and steristrips were placed on it. I was... READ MORE

Is it normal to have a bump and itching after a basal cell removal? (Photo)

I had a basal cell removed a few months ago. The scar has a bump under it and sometimes itches. Is this normal? READ MORE

How Long Can I Wait Before Surgical Excision of Bcc?

I have 6 mm basal cell ca lesion on left trunk diagnosed by 4' 2012 biopsy. I have had for at least a year, and am scheduled to have lesion... READ MORE

Is this cancer? Basal cell carcinoma? (Photo)

Hi In the picture you will see a raised bump on my leg about1.5cm in diameter and irregular shaped. It appeared a few years ago as a red patch kind of... READ MORE

I have a wart sized bump on elbow. Could it be basal cell skin cancer? I'm concerned (Photo)

Bump on my elbow since the summer it started out very small then got bigger but almost blended into my other skin my dermatologist who took photos but... READ MORE

Can a mole turn into basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma? (Photo)

I finished a 21 day Efudex treatment on my chest yesterday and noticed a change in these moles. Ive had them at least 7 years. One of the moles shrunk... READ MORE

Basal Cell Carcinoma? (photos)

I've noticed a spot on my scalp for almost a year now. No real change or noticeable itchiness, it just looks a little weird. The picture attached is... READ MORE

Using Aldera for basal cell carcinoma? (Photo)

My dermatologist prescribed Aldera for a spot on my chest to treat basal cell carcinoma. I had several spots which although not tested looked like the... READ MORE

I had radiation therapy on my nose for Basel cell. I have problems breathing through my nose.

I had radiation therapy on my nose to remove Basel cell. I am 3 weeks after treatment. I a breath through my nose at all. My mouth and throat are very... READ MORE

How can I avoid a scar on my face after skin cancer?

I've been diagnosed with skin cancer (basal cell carcinoma) very recently. I should be going under the knife in a couple of weeks. The surgery will be... READ MORE

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