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the use of chemical agents to treat or control disease (or mental illness)

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Treatment for both BCC and SCC includes topical chemotherapy or surgical excision, electro desiccation and curettage, and Mohs surgery (where the tumour is removed layer by layer, each layer being examined under a microscope until no abnormal cells remain) or staged surgery (where the lesion is removed and sent for histology.
Reported treatment options include TUR, fulguration or ablation of tumour,[sup.2,5] systemic ADT,[sup.4] topical chemotherapy, radiotherapy and more radical surgery, including urethrectomy.[sup.8] We had hypothesized that the most likely mechanism of recurrence in this reported case was post-TURP implantation.
Role of topical chemotherapy for primary acquired melanosis and malignant melanoma of the conjunctiva and cornea: Review of the evidence and recommendations for treatment.
Cases of erosive pustulosis of the scalp have been reported following skin grafting, radiation, cryotherapy, or topical chemotherapy, among others.1 A history of trauma to the affected area can usually be established.
Topical chemotherapy for actinic keratosis and nonmelanoma skin cancer: current options and future perspectives.