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What causes basal cell carcinoma?

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Dr. Robert Peppercorn
Dermatology
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In brief: Basal cell

Years of sun damage or exposure to radiation treatment or arsenic.

In brief: Basal cell

Years of sun damage or exposure to radiation treatment or arsenic.
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Usually sun

Basal carcinoma is du rdiaion damage, most commonly.
It may also be caused by a genetic disorder.

In brief: Usually sun

Basal carcinoma is du rdiaion damage, most commonly.
It may also be caused by a genetic disorder.
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
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