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Basal Cell Cancer

What Is Basal Cell Cancer
Basal cell carcinomas are usually: a single, small, and firm lesion, dome shaped and flesh-coloured, raised at the edges, pearly or milky white bordered, covered with tiny blood vessels - easily seen over the top and around the tumour, may look like a pimple that won’t heal - ulcerated and bleeding at the cent... Read more

What Causes Basal Cell Cancer
This diagram above represents the range of known risk factors for BCC. Below are descriptions of the four top causes of BCC... Read more

Basal Cell Cancer Treatment
Most basal cell carcinomas may be treated by one of the following methods. The choice of treatment is influenced by: size, location, type, and grade of tumour person's age and health, whether the tumour is primary or has come back after treatment (recurred) , availability of the treatment... Read more

Imiquimod (Aldara) for Treament of BCC
Imiquimod (Aldara) is a novel and very interesting medication. An immune-response modifier (IRM), it basically makes cells (i.e., monocytes, macrophages and dendritic cells that have special markers on them called toll-like receptor 7) produce a number of chemicals, which include interferon (IFN), tumour-necrosis factor and interleukins. In a sense, the immune system is turned on to attack unusual cells or... Read more