Basal cell carcinoma
Basal cell carcinoma, or basal cell cancer (BCC), is the most common type of skin cancer in the Netherlands. Basal cell carcinoma usually occurs on the face, head, or neck, but could technically develop anywhere on the body. Sunlight, x-rays, or a hereditary predisposition can play a role in its development. Basal cell carcinoma is more commonly found in men and women over the age of 40 and tends to develop slowly.
Find out more about the symptoms and the most commonly used diagnostic tests and treatment types for basal cell carcinoma on this page.
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