Topical, intralesional, and photodynamic therapy for nonmelanoma skin cancers

Nathalie C. Zeitouni, Anjeli Gupta, Sherry Shieh, Allan R. Oseroff

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Several effective therapies are available for nonmelanoma skin cancers. In addition to surgical excision, cryosurgery, electrodesiccation and curettage, and irradiation, topical and intralesional therapies can provide effective treatment in selected cases, without loss of tissue and with minimal scarring. PDT, a novel modality, should be considered an effective therapy for superficial BCCs (especially multiple BCCs) located in low-risk areas, and possibly offered to organ transplant patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)263-272
Number of pages10
JournalClinics Atlas of Office Procedures
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes


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