Basal Cell Carcinoma
Basal cell carcinoma is a common, generally indolent skin cancer that is locally destructive if left untreated. Complete surgical excision is the treatment of choice, although systemic treatment with a hedgehog pathway inhibitor can be considered for locally advanced or high-risk lesions.
KeywordsBasal cell carcinoma Complete skin exam Mohs micrographic surgery Hedgehog inhibitor
- National Comprehensive Cancer Network. NCCN clinical practice guidelines in oncology: basal cell skin cancer (version 1.2017). https://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/nmsc.pdf. Accessed 17 July 2017.