Genetics and risk factors for basal cell carcinoma.

  title={Genetics and risk factors for basal cell carcinoma.},
  author={Vishal Madan and Paul R. Hoban and Richard C. Strange and Anthony A Fryer and John T. Lear},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  volume={154 Suppl 1},
Nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) is the commonest cancer in whites and its incidence is increasing worldwide. The prevalence of this cancer is predicted to equal that of all others combined and it was estimated that there were over 2 million cases diagnosed in the U.S.A. in 2004. Patients exhibit marked differences in clinical phenotype with variations in tumour numbers, rate of tumour accrual, site and histological subtype. Furthermore, patients are at increased risk of other cutaneous and… CONTINUE READING

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