What is the recommended treatment for basal cell carcinoma (BCC)?

Updated: Mar 02, 2020
  • Author: Robert S Bader, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Neglected tumors can continue to grow and lead to significant local destruction and even disfigurement. Surgery, in almost all cases, is the recommended treatment, [5, 7] with treatments varying on the basis of cancer size, depth, and location. (See Treatment.)


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