Typical cutaneous malignancies can do not-so-typical things

October 1, 2012

A patient's immunodeficiency and/or sheer neglect of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) tumors can result in very large, difficult-to-resect lesions, begging the need for higher vigilance and closer patient care, said Robert E. Clark, M.D., Ph.D., of the Cary Skin Center, Cary, N.C., at the 2012 meeting of Mastering Advances in Dermatology: Beyond Skin Deep in April.