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Contact: David Orenstein
Brown University

Basal Cell Carcinoma

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

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