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What are treatments for basal and squamous cell skin cancers?

Celeste Robb-Nicholson
Internal Medicine
Options for treating basal and squamous cell cancers are similar; in both cases, the cancer and a margin of healthy tissue around it are surgically removed. Other options for superficial skin cancers include cryosurgery with liquid nitrogen, laser surgery, and treatment with the fluorouracil or imiquimod creams used for treating actinic keratosis (AK).

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