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Basal Cell Carcinoma, Susceptibility to, 1

Basal Cell Carcinoma, Susceptibility to, 1: Introduction

Basal Cell Carcinoma, Susceptibility to, 1: Basal cell carcinoma is a slow-growing form of skin cancer. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility to developing basal cell carcinoma. Type 1 is linked to a defective gene on chromosome 1p36. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Basal Cell Carcinoma, Susceptibility to, 1 is available below.

Symptoms of Basal Cell Carcinoma, Susceptibility to, 1

  • Persistent skin sore that doesn't heal
  • Reddish skin lesion
  • Crusted skin lesion
  • Shiny skin nodule
  • Pink skin growth
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Basal Cell Carcinoma, Susceptibility to, 1

  • Surgical removal, photodynamic therapy, cryosurgery, radiation, topical medications - imiquimod, 5-Fluorouracil
  • Excision cuts the tumor out and uses stitches to place the skin back together
  • Curettage and electrodesiccation scrapes away the cancer and uses electricity to kill any remaining cancer cells
  • Surgery, including Mohs surgery, which cuts out skin and immediately looks at it under a microscope to check for cancer. The process is repeated until the skin sample is free of cancer
  • Cryosurgery freezes and kills the cancer cells
  • more treatments...»

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Prognosis for Basal Cell Carcinoma, Susceptibility to, 1

Prognosis for Basal Cell Carcinoma, Susceptibility to, 1: Early detection and treatment of the cancer carries a good prognosis in most cases. Untreated skin cancers can metastasize and ultimately result in death. The cancer is prone to recurrence after removal thus it is advisable to maintain a regime of regular monitoring following diagnosis and treatment of a basal cell carcinoma.

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  1. Basal Cell Carcinoma, Susceptibility to, 1: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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