[8 min watch] Easy-to-treat & difficult-to-treat basal cell carcinoma

In this skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano and Dr Gabriella Brancaccio speak about the latest in basal cell carcinoma (BCC) treatment, including classifying BCCs as easy-to-treat and difficult-to-treat.

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In the short video, Prof Argenziano and Dr Brancaccio look at recent research into the classifications of BCCs to identify a more practical and pragmatic way of treating them in primary care.

As BCCs are the most common skin cancers seen in primary care, it is important to use the correct and most effective approach for treatment in the first instance.

The two experts discuss how BCCs can be classified as either easy-to-treat or difficult-to-treat, and what each of these classifications entails.

See all this and much more in the full video below!

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Prof Giuseppe Argenziano is Professor of Dermatology at the Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples; Coordinator of the Skin Cancer Unit Research Hospital Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy; President of the International Dermoscopy Society; and member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Giuseppe has developed early diagnosis techniques for melanoma, authored over 300 scientific works and has been invited as speaker and/or chairman in more than 400 national and international conferences in the field of dermatology. He has authored more than 450 scientific articles and more than 30 books, and his publications have received a total of 6,200 citations with an h-index value of 40 (Scopus 02/2015). He is a key presenter of the HealthCert Professional Diploma of Dermoscopy program.

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2 comments on “[8 min watch] Easy-to-treat & difficult-to-treat basal cell carcinoma

  1. hi,my name is patricia and just found out i have high blood pressure,and now diebetes ,im taking trulicity once a week for my a 1 diebetes and antinol for hbp .what i want to ask you about is what i found on my left lower front leg,at first it looks like a dime size red spot,a little bit itchy,tried not to scratch it,then its starts to flake ,so its itchy,a little bigger now and dries up and flakes but very red underneath the flaking,do you think this is
    squamous cell carcinoma,ive now had this for at least 6 months now ,its staying same size now which is about a nichel size circlei put a photo of what i have on my leg,please help me and tell me what you think? thank you so much
    sincerely patty s

    1. Hi Patricia, thank you for your comment. As skin cancer needs to be seen in person to be diagnosed, you need to schedule an appointment with your doctor as soon as you can. The lesion does sound suspicious, so please don’t delay in seeking medical treatment. Thank you.

      Abbie | HealthCert Education