Tumor Recurrence Five Years after Treatment of Cutaneous Basal Cell Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma

  title={Tumor Recurrence Five Years after Treatment of Cutaneous Basal Cell Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma},
  author={Mary-Margaret Chren and Eleni Linos and Jeanette S. Torres and Sarah J E Stuart and Rupa Parvataneni and W. John Boscardin},
  booktitle={The Journal of investigative dermatology},
For most cutaneous basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas (nonmelanoma skin cancers (NMSCs)), data are insufficient to permit evidence-based choices among treatments. To compare tumor recurrence after treatments, we conducted a prospective cohort study of consecutive patients with primary NMSCs treated with the most common treatments, in two practices in 1999-2000. Recurrence was determined from medical records by observers blinded to treatment type. Follow-up was available for 1,174 patients… CONTINUE READING
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