If you’ve been diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma (BCC), you are not alone. BCC is one of the most common form of skin cancer. Each year, millions of cases of BCC are diagnosed. Nearly all are cured with treatment.

Most BCCs develop on skin that gets repeated sun exposure, such as the scalp, neck, and hands. BCC is especially common on the face, often forming on the nose, cheeks, and forehead. However, BCC can develop anywhere on the body