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We found 33 questions associated with the 'Basal Cell Carcinoma' topic.

What is your experience using Erivedge?

Posted 15 May 2012 by john691 21 answers

My derm has recommended Erivedge for persistent recurring basal cell carcinoma. What is your experience with the side effects and the effectiveness of the drug to cure bcc?

How I coped with radiation therapy?

Posted 24 Feb 2013 by meyati 7 answers

Hi. I learned some things that I'd like to share with you. I only had nose-face radiation, but I listened to the techs and doctor and learned things that could help everybody. I'll dispel some myths too- Radiation isn't a new thing-my father had it about 1954-55 and he didn't ...

Has anybody used Erivedge for cancer?

Posted 7 Nov 2012 by meyati 7 answers

I seem to have all the signs of an aggressive basal cell carcinoma. A biopsy was taken that showed BCC. Of course the lab requires another cut for tissue clear of cancer cells. I lost part of my nose and lip today. My plastic surgeon told me that she feels more on about a third of my face. I had ...

Imiquimod - How long do side effects last after ending Aldara?

Posted 29 Mar 2016 by rkdaughter 1 answer

My mother is 86 years old and has been using Aldara (immiquimod) for 5 weeks (one being a partial week). She took a break for a week so she actually started six weeks ago. She has one week left - this week! She is extremely tired and has had an increase in body pain, and she is also having more ...

Fluorouracil - nothing appears to be happening?

Posted 13 Nov 2018 by Teddy105 0 answers

I am a 70 year old male that has had one squamous cell carcinoma removed from the top of my head and one basal cell carcinoma removed from my hand. My dermatologist prescribed fluorouracil (5%) to be used topically on the top of my head for three weeks once a day. Because I apparently have ...

Basal Cell Carcinoma - How can the skin Dr. Know how deep the basilcell has grown. I have begging?

Posted 9 Dec 2014 by Chattykathy16 1 answer

... my husband to go back to the skin Dr. for over 5 years his nose and temple have been bleeding that long. My husband has 7 basilcell spots . My husband had 2 moles surgeries on his face about 10 years ago Also a few basilcell on his back and one squamous cell. My husband only went to the skin Dr ...

Imiquimod - I am on week 5 day 2 of using aldara cream for basal cell carcinoma and it's at my worst

Posted 4 Aug 2015 by lou83 1 answer

what stage will it start getting better iv only got one more week after this.

Does EFUDEX have a recommended shelf life? I have two tubes prescribed in 2005 and stored in a?

Posted 4 Nov 2009 by djgrabe 1 answer

... constant temp environment around 60-70 degrees. Safe to use?

Medication - Immunosuppression and the proliferation of skin cancers. Does anyone have suggestions?

Posted 27 Feb 2013 by Mariasimms 4 answers

... for improving skin condition when faced with the proliferation of skin cancers (BCCs & SCCs) while taking an immuno-suppressant like Myfortic or Azathioprine? Any thoughts on the use of Vitamin B3 for the skin (is it safe for Autoimmune Hepatitis suffers – does it counteract ...

I'm currently in my third week of using Efudex twice a day on my nose?

Posted 25 Mar 2015 by Quinner123 1 answer

When I finish this week will I be able to start using a moisturizer on my nose to help in the healing process or does the skin need to stay dry?

Basal Cell Carcinoma - I had a bcc removed from my nose 6 weeks ago. They told me they got all the?

Posted 12 Sep 2015 by JerryFromKC 1 answer

... cancer out. I have since noticed a small sore in the same spot that is not healing ( similar to the original bcc). After shelling out my portion of the surgery ( $1,700 of the Total Charge of $9,917) If this new sore is bcc should I be expected to incur about the same cost?

I began taking Erivedge 6 days ago. How soon can I expect side effects - hair loss, muscle cramps?

Posted 8 Jan 2017 by tschambers 2 answers

I began taking Erivedge 6 days ago for infiltrative, locally advanced BCC on my scalp. So far, I have felt a little tired and have had diarrhea. However, in doing research on the drug, I am aware that other side effects are associated with it... such as muscle cramps, joint pain, hair loss, changes ...

While on Erivedge, did anyone experience problems with taste. And if so, how long did it last?

Posted 20 Dec 2017 by fmann26 2 answers

While on Erivedge, I had most of the side effects that everyone else experienced but with one additional one. It affected my ability to taste things and as a result my ability to enjoy food. If anyone else had this experience, how long does this side effect last after taking Erivedge?

Basal Cell Carcinoma - once they remove the tumor is that it, you don't have the cancer anymore?

Posted 26 Jun 2011 by micael67 2 answers

Hello All, first question is once they have removed the tumor does that mean you dont have Bcc any longer? Do you carry bcc all of the time and just wait until another tumor appears? The doctor that removed the growth I had said when the bandages come off I would be good to go... huh?

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