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 »

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As of 2015, treatments that remove basal cell carcinoma successfully include freezing the cancer cells, cutting out the tumor, and scraping away the tumor and using electricity to kill any remaining cancer cells, accordi... More »

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Basal cell carcinoma can look like a flesh-colored mole or pimple, have a dome shape with blood vessels in it, or be brown or black, according to WebMD. It may also appear as shiny or scaly pink or red patches, or a hard... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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