Anything about Basal Cell Carcinoma Prognosis?

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Can you give me some information about basal cell carcinoma prognosis?

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Basal cell carcinoma is a common skin cancer. If the treatment is proper and timely, it can be cured. However, the risk of recurrence still exists, so having regular exams is vital. If you have experienced basal cell carcinoma, the risk of having other types of skin cancers will increase. In some rare cases, cancerous cells can invade surrounding tissues and spread to other parts of the body. Key words: basal cell carcinoma prognosis; prognosis basal cell carcinoma
Is it life threatening

Can it be cured
Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin is usually not life-threatening, though it can be aggressive in some cases. Untreated, squamous cell carcinoma of the skin can grow large or spread to other parts of your body, causing serious complications. If the basal cell carcinoma is diagnosed and treated before it has spread, the prognosis is generally good. Squamous cell carcinoma is the next most-common and melanoma, which is the most life-threatening, is the least common.
Basal cell carcinoma is very rarely fatal and in fact it has one of the lowest mortality rates of any cancer being only 0.3 percent. When detected early, most basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) can be treated and cured.
What happens if you ignore a basil cell carcinoma?
Generally the prognosis for basal cell carcinoma is very good.

If you ignore it, it will become much larger, invading much deeper and probably metastasizing to other body parts, conferring a much worse prognosis.
It is  on the crown of my head and has been there over 1 1/2 Yes just though  it was a sore but would not heal can it spread since  I waited so long to have it checked
We do not know whether it has spread until your sore gets examined. Your doctors would do some imaging tests to look for whether there is metastasis.
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