Basal cell carcinoma can be treated with topical medications, electrodesiccation and curettage, surgical excision, Mohs surgery and freezing, explains Mayo Clinic. Advanced cancer is treated with vismodegib, which preven... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

WebMD sites the symptoms of basal cell carcinoma as the appearance of a small pink, brown, black or flesh-colored bump or patches of shiny or waxy and hard skin growth. These growths tend to bleed easily and are sometime... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

WebMD defines basal cell carcinoma as a slow-growing skin cancer caused by intense, long-term exposure to the sun. It is the least risky type of skin cancer. More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

Numerous treatment options for carcinoma tumors exist, including radiation, photodynamic therapy, Mohs micrographic surgery, and curettage and electrodesiccation, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. The treatment op... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

Basal cell carcinoma is the most frequently occurring type of cancer, according to The Skin Cancer Foundation. It is an abnormal, uncontrolled growth on the skin that begins in the basal cells. Mayo Clinic explains that ... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

Some treatment options for skin carcinoma include curettage and electrodessication, radiation therapy, Mohs micrographic surgery and cryotherapy, explains the Skin Cancer Foundation. Although there are different forms of... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

Dr. Frederic Edward Mohs, a surgeon, invented Mohs surgery for basal cell carcinoma in the 1930s and first performed the procedure on human cancer patients in 1936, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. Originally cal... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer