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What are the tests for basal cell carcinoma?

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Dr. Annette Occhialini
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Biopsy

The only test for basal cell cancer is a biopsy of the lesion.
Doctors are looking for lesions that are red, ulcerated, slow to heal or irritated as a possible sign for basal cell carcinoma. There is no blood test.

In brief: Biopsy

The only test for basal cell cancer is a biopsy of the lesion.
Doctors are looking for lesions that are red, ulcerated, slow to heal or irritated as a possible sign for basal cell carcinoma. There is no blood test.
Dr. Annette Occhialini
Dr. Annette Occhialini
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Dr. Barry Handler
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Biopsy

In brief: Biopsy

Biopsy.
Dr. Barry Handler
Dr. Barry Handler
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Dr. Barry Press
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Examination, biopsy

Many basal cell carcinomas can be diagnosed by history and appearance.
If there is doubt, a simple in-office biopsy can give a definitive diagnosis.

In brief: Examination, biopsy

Many basal cell carcinomas can be diagnosed by history and appearance.
If there is doubt, a simple in-office biopsy can give a definitive diagnosis.
Dr. Barry Press
Dr. Barry Press
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Pathology via biopsy

The best method is to have a biopsy performed to establish a definitive diagnosis.

In brief: Pathology via biopsy

The best method is to have a biopsy performed to establish a definitive diagnosis.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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