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Skin Cancer (Basal Cell Tumor) in Cats

Treatment

 

While cryosurgery (freezing via liquid nitrogen) can be used for smaller lesions (smaller than one centimeter in diameter), surgical excision is the preferred method of treatment. Most cats recover fully after surgery.

 

Living and Management

 

The overall prognosis for cats with basal cell tumor is good. In fact, many are completely cured once the tumor is surgically excised.

 

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