Cryosurgery, topical 5-fluorouracil treatment may be effective for low-risk skin cancer

Combination cryosurgery and topical 5-fluorouracil may be a better treatment alternative to invasive procedures for patients with low-risk nonmelanoma skin cancer, according to a study.
“[Superficial basal cell carcinoma (sBCC)] is confined to or is contiguous with the epidermis, and, similarly, [Bowen’s disease (BD)] does not invade the underlying dermal layer,” Samina Nazarali, MD, of the department of medicine at Dalhousie University in Canada, and Dusan Sajic, MD, PhD, of Guelph Dermatology Research and the faculty of sciences at McMaster University in Canada, wrote. “Thus,

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