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David’s personal story

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I was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma on October 30, 2014.

I had Mohs surgery on November 25, 2014, with Dr. Izikson of Crystal Run Healthcare in Goshen, New York. There was only a small piece that was cancerous, which was removed on October 30. After the first part of the surgery, Dr. Izikson said it looked really good. After the final part, he confirmed there was no more cancer.

I had the BCC on the top of my head and my oldest daughter is a public health nurse and is handling the wound care. I got the BCC because I refused to wear a hat with a bald head while outside. I have learned my lesson and thank God for the positive results.

My suggestion is that anyone who has little to no hair on the head should always wear a hat. This could have been much worse than it was.