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How do other illnesses affect stage 2 basal cell carcinoma?

Because stage 2 basal cell carcinoma generally only affects the skin, other illnesses usually don't affect people with this disease any differently than they'd affect anyone else. Certain illnesses or medical conditions may increase your risk for developing stage 2 basal cell carcinoma. These conditions include certain inherited genetic syndromes as well as conditions that harm your immune system. In general, though, stage 2 basal cell carcinoma doesn't affect the way your body responds to illnesses.

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