Skin Cancer: Basal and Squamous Cell

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Treating Skin Cancer - Basal and Squamous Cell TOPICS

Treating Bowen disease

Bowen disease (squamous cell carcinoma in situ) is usually treated by excision. Curettage and electrodesiccation, radiation therapy, topical fluorouracil (5-FU), and cryosurgery are other options. Laser surgery or topical therapy may be considered in special situations.


Last Medical Review: 10/21/2013
Last Revised: 02/20/2014