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basal cell carcinoma

A slow-growing, locally invasive, but rarely metastasizing neoplasm of the skin derived from basal cells of the epidermis or hair follicles.

ba′sal cell` carcino′ma

a common and usu. curable skin cancer that arises from basal cells of the epithelium.

ba·sal cell car·ci·no·ma

n. carcinoma de célula basal, neoplasma epitelial de crecimiento moderado invasivo derivado de células basales de la epidermis o de folículos pilosos.
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The US Food and Drug Administration has granted both Breakthrough Therapy Designation and Orphan Drug Designation to US-based clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company PellePharm for topical patidegib for reduction of the life-long serious clinical morbidity and disease burden of persistently developing basal cell carcinomas in patients with Basal Cell Carcinoma Nevus Syndrome (BCCNS), a rare genetic disease also known as Gorlin Syndrome, the company said.
Biallelic alterations of the large tumor suppressor 1 (LATS1) gene in infiltrative, but not superficial, basal cell carcinomas in a Japanese patient with nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome.
7] Typically, basal cell carcinomas occur in the fourth decade of life and beyond, [8] although exceptions to this occur in particular in the scenario of specific genodermatoses or in patients with immunocompromised.
However, investigators said the cream can be used in a primary care setting without the need for a specialist, such as a dermatologist or plastic surgeon, and could be used for low-risk basal cell carcinomas.
Goreshi said, that stain doesn't always reliably differentiate adnexal tumors from basal cell carcinomas.
Basal cell carcinomas generally occur in middle aged and older dogs.
Smaller basal cell carcinomas are less likely to recur than larger ones.
Among these tumors, basal cell carcinomas are less common and less aggressive in nature.
Variations of basal cell carcinomas according to gender, age, location and histopathological subtype.
The study examined 7784 actinic keratoses in high-risk populations and found that nearly 65% of primary squamous cell carcinomas and 36% of basal cell carcinomas arise from clinically diagnosed actinic keratoses.
Basal cell carcinomas can occur anywhere on your body but are most common on areas that are exposed to the sun, such as your face, head, neck and ears.
The COX-2 inhibitor celecoxib (also known as Celebrex), which is currently approved for the treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and acute pain in adults, led to a 62 percent reduction in non-melanoma skin cancers, which includes basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas.

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