The most common form of skin cancer
Slowly growing plaque or nodule which may ulcerate and bleed
Varies in size from a few millimeters to several centimeters in diameter
Depends on its type, size, and location, the number to be treated
Most BCCs are treated surgically.
Normally done with 3-5 mm clear margin
Most appropriate treatment for nodular, infiltrative BCC
Very large lesions may require flap or skin graft
Curettage, and electrocautery.
Imiquimod is an immune response modifier.
5-Fluorouracil cream is a topical cytotoxic agent.
Stay indoors in the middle of the day
Wear covering clothing/ Broad brim hats
Apply high protection factor SPF50+ broad-spectrum sunscreens