AP: HHS Secretary Had Skin Cancer (BCC) Removed From Forehead
Associated Press reported today (Oct 22, 2009)that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius had a Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) skin cancer removed from her forehead. Read the article here.
BCC is a very common type of skin cancer that is often curable by complete excision. Often, this procedure is done in the office setting.
Of note, our office regularly performs skin cancer excisions of the head and neck regions.