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Dermoscopy of basal cell carcinoma

By Skin Cancer Institute |August 09, 2022 posted in Skin Cancer, skin cancer diagnosis, BCC, superficial BCC

In his latest skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano looks at the most common non-melanoma skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma, and explains how to identify and differentiate BCCs with ...
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[Podcast] Imiquimod for BCC

By Skin Cancer Institute |June 22, 2022 posted in topical treatments, BCC

In this latest podcast, Prof David Wilkinson (Chief Medical Officer of National Skin Cancer Centres) speaks with Dr Yevgeny (Gene) Filanovsky (a Family Physician with Cutaneous Surgery and Skin ...
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Biopsy vs reflectance confocal microscopy in diagnosing BCC | Prof David Wilkinson

By Skin Cancer Institute |October 14, 2020 posted in Skin Cancer, BCC, confocal, biopsy

We all use biopsy to confirm the clinical diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma (BCC), to determine the sub-type of BCC, and hence to plan the formal treatment – this is usually by excision with ...
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[2 min read] Surgery vs curettage & imiquimod for nodular BCC

By Skin Cancer Institute |September 29, 2020 posted in Surgery, skin cancer surgery, Skin Cancer, BCC, skin cancer treatment, Treatment

Nodular basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is most often treated with surgical excision. However, interest is increasing in minimally invasive treatments for these low-risk skin cancers. A new study reviewed ...
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