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Basal Cell Carcinoma Evaluation
- Large basal cell carcinoma on face with blood vessels
- Large basal cell carcinoma on chest
- Basal cell carcinoma close-up
- Basal cell carcinoma on ear
- More subtle basal cell carcinoma on face
- Basal cell carcinoma close-up showing blood vessels
The doctor may suspect skin cancer after looking at a skin lesion; however, a skin biopsy is required to confirm the diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma.
Tests for basal cell carcinoma include:
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PubMed Basal Cell Carcinoma References
- Bath-Hextall F, Bong J, Perkins W, Williams H. Interventions for basal cell carcinoma of the skin: systematic review. BMJ. 2004 Sep 25;329(7468):705. 
- Christenson LJ, Borrowman TA, et al. Incidence of basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas in a population younger than 40 years. JAMA. 2005 Aug 10;294(6):681-90. 
- Netscher DT, Spira M. Basal cell carcinoma: an overview of tumor biology and treatment. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2004 Apr;113(5):74E-94E.