Basal cell carcinoma is a form of skin cancer where continuous exposure to UV radiation of the sun causes cancer in the basal cells (cells present under the epidermis). The parts of the body that are usually exposed to the sun such as hands, face and the neck are most susceptible to this disorder. Common symptoms of this condition are bumps, patches and scars in the affected area. There are different treatment options available for this disorder.
HOW IS BASAL CELL CARCINOMA DIAGNOSED?
Imiquimod is a topical FDA approved cream that is used in the treatment of this disorder, which has been successful in over 80% cases.