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Removal Of Basal Cell On Face
Basal cell carcinoma or bcc is the most common type of skin cancer. There are millions of them each year in the us. They are caused by sun exposure and ultraviolet light (tanning beds) and are very common on the face. It is very rare for them to metastasize or spread to other parts of the body. They can be easily cured with ...Read more
What's the best method of getting rid of basal cell carcinoma? Freezing it off? Biopsy? Fluorouracil cream treatments?
Fairly good: This type of tumor is sensitive to chemotherapy. The question is whether this is primary or metastatic from a non pulmonary origin. In either case if this is the only lesion, a thorascopic resection of the nodule can give total control. This can then be followed by adjuvant chemo. ...Read more
What is Basal cell.: Basal cell carcinomas (bcc) are the baby bears of skin cancer. Nevertheless, if neglected, they can kill. They can start out as a small pink or white dot or even a scaly red patch. As they grow, they may bleed and develop a central depression. Some people think it is a pimple. Take home message, if it grows, bleeds or doesn't heal in 4-6 weeks, see your doctor! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Equalizes skin color: The energy from the laser ruptures cells containing melanin (the dark pigment in skin), allowing it to be absorbed and removed by the large "police cells" in your skin (Macrophages and Langerhans cells). May sometimes help to reduce the appearance of scarring from acne (pimples). ...Read more
What is the prognosis of Spindle cell melanoma T4 lesion on the scalp?other than the surgery, what other treatments have been successful?
Resection: If it is an early stage SCC you need to see a cardio thoracic surgeon and plan for a resection. Of course you have to complete a PET CT for staging and Pulmonary Function tests to assess if you are a surgical candidate. ...Read more
All the types of kidney cancer requires total nephrectomy??? Or it's depending on the aggressiveness and grade and size of the cancer ??
Here are some...: How much kidney tissue needs to be remove, totally or partially, chiefly depends on the size and location of the tumor, which contribute to if the mass could be successfully removed with renal tissue preservation. Of course, professional experience and proficiency with updated thought and skill are important for the care. So, ask the surgeon to see how and what he/she may thing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dad,70yo with polycitemia (therapy= hidroxiurea).Found 3 squamous cell carcinomas in face. Are 2 carcinomas metastasis/diffusion of the first one?
Hi, which type of hair removal is best (diode laser, ipl or alendarite gentlelase apoogie) my type of skin is within the range of the three types?
Maybe: It really depends on the size of the cancer, the doctors preferences and you as an individual. In my experience almost all of patiients tolerate it quite well under local anesthesia, however I have treated some patients with very large tumors requiring a significant reconstruction who would be done under a general anesthetic. Talk to your doctor about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: The borders, the extent of invasion, the depth of invasion, if there is perineural (around nerves), intravascular (within vessels), mitoses (number of division bodies), and if there is necrosis (cell death): these are all measures of how agressive a cancer is. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What specific kind of surgical treatment of low grade Acinic Cell Carcinoma leaves the least chance of future recurrance/metastases?
Surgery: alot of tx options but consult your oncologist for whats right for you ...Read more
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