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A 45-year-old female asked:

How will my basal cell carcinoma be treated on my face ?

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Dr. Peter Karsant
Dentistry 41 years experience
Removal: Sometimes they can be frozen off and sometimes if they are deep they need surgical removal.
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Dr. Ana Duarte
Dermatology 35 years experience
Medical or Surgical: It depends on the type of bcc. There are many options both surgical and non surgical. Please see a dermatologist.
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Dr. Carmen Kavali
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Skin cancer treatmen: Skin cancer on the face should be surgically removed. You may have mohs surgery or traditional surgical excision. You may need reconstruction as well, depending on the size and location. See a plastic surgeon or dermatologist.
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A 52-year-old female asked:

How long can I wait to have my basal cell carcinoma treated?

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Dr. David Clayton
Plastic Surgery 47 years experience
Sooner the Better: Once the diagnosis of basal cell cancer has been made, it’s time to plan to get it treated. Although bcca is one of the most “benign” of all cancers, it will continue to grow and become a bigger and bigger problem the longer you wait. So talk with your dermatologist or plastic surgeon within the next couple of weeks to plan out a strategy to treat your basal cell carcinoma.
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A 42-year-old member asked:

What is basal cell carcinoma and how is it treated?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 20 years experience
Basal cell carcinoma: This is a type of cancer which commonly occurs in the skin. It is treated with excisional biopsy in most cases. See your doctor.
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