Basal cell carcinoma on a man's cheek

Basal cell carcinoma on a man's cheek

M131/0249 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 51.4MB

Downloadable file size: 3.8MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Basal cell carcinoma. View of a red, raised ulcer- like growth, called a basal cell carcinoma, on a man's face. It is 1 of the 3 main types of skin cancer (the others are squamous cell carcinoma & malignant melanoma). This type of cancer is caused by over-exposure to sunlight. Fair-skinned people over 50 are the most at risk. Most basal skin cancers occur on the face. The cancer starts as a small flat nodule and grows slowly breaking down at centre to form a shallow ulcer. Basal cell carcinomas rarely spread to other parts of the body. Treatment involves the surgical removal of the tumour or radiotherapy.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: basal cell, basal cell carcin, basal cell carcinoma, cancer, carcinoma, face, rodent ulcer, skin, skin cancer

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.