Basal Cell Carcinoma

Topical Skin Creams Are Effective in Treatment of Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma

Topical Skin Creams Are Effective in Treatment of Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma

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Results from a clinical trial indicate that 2 topical creams compared favorably to photodynamic therapy for primary, low-risk superficial basal cell carcinoma.

Proteins May Be Biomarkers for Ominous Change in Basal Cell Carcinoma

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Aggressive basal cell skin cancers have higher levels of both EZH2 and Ki67, suggesting these proteins have potential to serve as biomarkers for when basal cell carcinoma has become dangerous.

Periocular basal cell carcinomas exhibit fast growth rates

Periocular basal cell carcinomas exhibit fast growth rates

Faster growth rate for basal cell carcinomas is seen in association with recurrent tumors, larger tumors at presentation, and male sex.

Basal-cell carcinoma targeted by new deoxyribozyme drug

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A new class of drugs targeting the genetic material of skin cancer has been successfully tested in humans for the first time. This opens the way to new treatments for a range of conditions from skin cancers to eye diseases.

The significance of stress: Early childhood experiences can ­influence recurrence of BCC

The significance of stress: Early childhood experiences can ­influence recurrence of BCC

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New research shows that poor parental relationships can have a lasting impact on cancer risk.

Basal cell carcinoma viewed as a chronic disease for some

Because people who have had multiple bouts of basal cell carcinoma always risk recurrence, the disease can be considered chronic for such patients.

Prior Basal Cell Carcinoma Is Main Predictor of Future BCC

Prior Basal Cell Carcinoma Is Main Predictor of Future BCC

Sunburn, baseline sun exposure, and sun protective measures do not independently predict risk of BCC.

Basal cell carcinoma risk down with caffeine intake

Basal cell carcinoma risk down with caffeine intake

An inverse association exists between caffeine from all dietary sources and the risk of basal cell carcinoma.

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