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What is Basal Cell Carcinoma?

Basal cell carcinoma is the most common kind of skin cancer. Basal cell skin cancer occurs in the lower part of the epidermis, or skin, layer. Under a microscope, these cells appear round. Basal cell carcinoma usually develops on skin that is exposed to the sun often, such as skin on the head, neck and face.