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What are the symptoms of basel cell carcinoma?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 25 years experience
Basal cell cancer: Basal cell carcinoma (bcc) is a common skin cancer. Chronic exposure to ultraviolet radiation in sunlight is the most important risk factor. Can manifest as as a pink or flesh-colored papule- slightly scaly papule or plaque. Ulceration is common. This is a locally inavisve cancer and diagnosed usualy at early stage- thus it is highly curable- with surgical resection.
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Last updated Aug 7, 2013

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