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How can I treat basal cell carcinoma?

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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Sev ways

Best choice is surgery.
If on the face ears or hands, should be reconstructed by an asps plastic surgeon. A flap or graft may be needed to reconstruct. Radiation is also possible. There's a new chemotherapy in a pill for basal cell. In some cases, palliative electrodessication is used.

In brief: Sev ways

Best choice is surgery.
If on the face ears or hands, should be reconstructed by an asps plastic surgeon. A flap or graft may be needed to reconstruct. Radiation is also possible. There's a new chemotherapy in a pill for basal cell. In some cases, palliative electrodessication is used.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Surgical removal

Basal cells are generally removed by surgical excision.
This usually can be accomplished in the office or outpatient surgery setting.

In brief: Surgical removal

Basal cells are generally removed by surgical excision.
This usually can be accomplished in the office or outpatient surgery setting.
Dr. Mike Bowman
Dr. Mike Bowman
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology

In brief: Varies

Most basal cell are treated surgically by curettage, excision or mohs surgery.
For superficial basal cells in very sick elderly topical medications can be used. In very difficult location radiation is use on occasion. For people with multiple basal cells or who can tolerate surgery there is a new fda approved medication which is very expensive.

In brief: Varies

Most basal cell are treated surgically by curettage, excision or mohs surgery.
For superficial basal cells in very sick elderly topical medications can be used. In very difficult location radiation is use on occasion. For people with multiple basal cells or who can tolerate surgery there is a new fda approved medication which is very expensive.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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