Does a History of Eczema Predict a Future Basal Cell Carcinoma? JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE DERMATOLOGY Gamba, C. A., Tang, J. Y. 2012; 132 (11): 2497-2499


Dyer et al. (this issue) assess the risk of new basal cell carcinoma (BCC) in the Veterans Affairs topical tretinoin chemoprevention trial, which included individuals with a history of at least two prior keratinocyte carcinomas. In addition to known risk factors for a future BCC, such as number of prior BCCs, a history of eczema and lower education levels were also associated with greater risk.

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