Where to look for basal cell carcinomas

A whole-body check of patients at high risk of basal cell carcinoma every few years is advisable, suggests the principal author of an Australian study.

The study over 2000 Queenslanders diagnosed with keratinocyte carcinomas showed the two main types have subtly different body distributions, with basal cell lesions (BCCs) relatively common in areas that only get intermittent sun exposure.

“This study confirms what we already