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Treatments for Basal cell carcinoma

Treatment List for Basal cell carcinoma

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Basal cell carcinoma includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • 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
  • Radiation may be used if the cancer has spread to organs or lymph nodes or for tumors that can't be treated with surgery

Basal cell carcinoma: Is the Diagnosis Correct?

The first step in getting correct treatment is to get a correct diagnosis. Differential diagnosis list for Basal cell carcinoma may include:

Hidden causes of Basal cell carcinoma may be incorrectly diagnosed:

  • Light-colored skin
  • Blue or green eyes
  • Blond or red hair
  • Over-exposure to x-rays or other forms of radiation
  • more causes...»

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