Assessment and surgical treatment of basal cell skin cancer

Clin Plast Surg. 1997 Oct;24(4):673-86.


The conspicuously high rate of BCC in the population mandates that clinicians have a clear understanding of the tumor's patterns of presentation and behavior. Goals of any form of treatment include establishment of the proper diagnosis and eradication of the lesion with a reasonable aesthetic result.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Carcinoma, Basal Cell / pathology
  • Carcinoma, Basal Cell / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Skin Neoplasms / pathology
  • Skin Neoplasms / surgery*