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Basal cell skin cancer

Basal cell carcinoma; Rodent ulcer; Skin cancer - basal cell; Cancer - skin - basal cell; Nonmelanoma skin cancer; Basal cell NMSC; Basal cell epithelioma

Basal cell cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Most skin cancers are basal cell cancer. Basal cell cancer is almost always slow-growing. Other common types of skin cancer are:Squamous cellMelanoma

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  • Basal cell carcinoma

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  • Squamous cell cancer

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  • Skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma - nose

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  • Basal cell cancer

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  • Skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma - pigmented

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  • Skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma - behind ear

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  • Skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma - spreading

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  • Multiple basal cell cancer due to x-ray therapy for acne

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  • Skin cancer, squamous cell on the hands

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  • Skin cancer, squamous cell - close-up

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  • Basal cell nevus syndrome - face and hand

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  • Basal cell carcinoma

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  • Squamous cell cancer

    Squamous cell cancer

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  • Skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma - nose

    Skin cancer, basal cell ...

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  • Basal cell cancer

    Basal cell cancer

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  • Skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma - pigmented

    Skin cancer, basal cell ...

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  • Skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma - behind ear

    Skin cancer, basal cell ...

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  • Skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma - spreading

    Skin cancer, basal cell ...

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  • Multiple basal cell cancer due to x-ray therapy for acne

    Multiple basal cell canc...

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  • Skin cancer, squamous cell on the hands

    Skin cancer, squamous ce...

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  • Skin cancer, squamous cell - close-up

    Skin cancer, squamous ce...

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  • Basal cell nevus syndrome - face and hand

    Basal cell nevus syndrom...

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Review Date: 7/23/2015

Reviewed By: Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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