Originally published by Harvard Health.
What Is It?
Basal cell cancer is the most common form of skin cancer diagnosed in the United States.
Basal cells are small, round skin cells normally found in the upper part of your skin. When these cells become cancerous, they grow out of control. Basal cell...
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