BCC

Infiltrating basal cell carcinoma

What is infiltrating basal cell carcinoma? Infiltrating basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is a type of skin cancer. The tumour is made up of specialized basal cells that are normally found in a part of the skin called the epidermis. This type of cancer is called “infiltrating” because the tumour is made up of very small …
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Sclerosing basal cell carcinoma

What is sclerosing basal cell carcinoma? Sclerosing basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is a type of skin cancer. The tumour is made up of specialized basal cells that are normally found in a part of the skin called the epidermis. This type of cancer is called “sclerosing” because the tumour is made up of very small …
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Micronodular basal cell carcinoma

What is micronodular basal cell carcinoma? Micronodular basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is a type of skin cancer. The tumour is made up of specialized basal cells that are normally found in a part of the skin called the epidermis. This type of cancer is called “micronodular” because the tumour is made up of very small …
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Superficial basal cell carcinoma

What is superficial basal cell carcinoma? Superficial basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is a type of skin cancer. The tumour is made up of specialized basal cells that are normally found in a part of the skin called the epidermis. This type of cancer is called “superficial” because most of the tumour is found just under …
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Nodular basal cell carcinoma

What is nodular basal cell carcinoma? Nodular basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is a type of skin cancer. The tumour is made up of specialized basal cells that are normally found in a part of the skin called the epidermis. This type of cancer is called “nodular” because the tumour cells connect together to form large …
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Basal cell carcinoma of the skin

What is basal cell carcinoma? Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is a type of skin cancer. It starts from specialized basal cells that are normally found near the surface of the skin. BCC is the most common human cancer. Most tumours occur in older adults on sun-exposed skin. The cancer cells in BCC rarely spread to …
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