Which treatment regimen is appropriate definitive treatment of a 3 cm basal cell carcinoma of the skin?
Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
Per the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines, basal cell carcinomas ≥ 2 cm can be treated with 66 Gy in 33 fractions or 55 Gy in 20 fractions over 4 weeks. Margins should be 1.5-2 cm. Electron beams are prescribed to the 90% isodose line.
Source: NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines (v1.2014, Basal and Squamous Cell Skin Cancers)