Basal Cell Carcinoma (image) Brown University Caption A six-year study of patients with a history of basal cell carcinoma suggests that who have had multiple instances will continue to have new instances. There is neither preventive medication nor a cure. Treatment involves removal. Credit Kelly Nelson/National Cancer Institute Usage Restrictions See: http://visualsonline.cancer.gov/details.cfm?imageid=9235 Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.