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Q: I had a biopsy of a place on my face come back precancerous. What does that mean

My Dr. cut out a little place on my forehead to send out for biopsy.  It came back precancerous.  What does that mean?.  I have to go in for a treatment.  What is the treatment??

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HealthGal, Health Guide
10/13/08 12:24am

It means that the lesion contains cells that could go on to become cancerous if not treated.  In all liklihood you will be offered several options including a medicinal treatment, laser or a combination.  Once you get the specific diagnosis and treatment you can check back here again.

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By Glenda, Community Member— Last Modified: 06/19/12, First Published: 10/09/08