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What can be done to cure/prevent bcc? How dangerous is this kind of skin cancer?
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3 doctors agree
In brief: Basal cell
Basal cell carcinoma is technically a type of skin cancer.
However in comparison to melanoma, the more dangerous type of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma is almost always easily cured by removing the lump and unlikely to spread. Avoiding sun damage is the key to prevention.

In brief: Basal cell
Basal cell carcinoma is technically a type of skin cancer.
However in comparison to melanoma, the more dangerous type of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma is almost always easily cured by removing the lump and unlikely to spread. Avoiding sun damage is the key to prevention.
Dr. Sean Williamson
Dr. Sean Williamson
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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: BCC
Removal of the cancer by dermatologist or plastic surgeon.
Avoid sun!

In brief: BCC
Removal of the cancer by dermatologist or plastic surgeon.
Avoid sun!
Dr. Steven Saunders
Dr. Steven Saunders
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
In brief: Sun exposure
Avoiding exposure to the sun and/or use of sun screens helps in preventing basal cell carcinoma.
Fortunately, it is curable with local excision, if it happens.

In brief: Sun exposure
Avoiding exposure to the sun and/or use of sun screens helps in preventing basal cell carcinoma.
Fortunately, it is curable with local excision, if it happens.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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