About basal cell carcinoma Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is a cancer arising from the basal cell layer of the epidermis. It is the most commonly occurring human cancer. Despite only rarely metastasizing, these aggressive tumors can cause profound local tissue destruction. The majority of basal cell carcinomas are caused by exposure to ultraviolet radiation in… Read More
About skin cancer Skin cancer is the most common malignancy. There are three major varieties: -Basal cell carconoma -Squamous cell carconoma -Melanoma These are discussed in separate entries.