Radiation therapy may be used to treat skin cancers in some cases. It may also be recommended for people who may not be able to have surgery because of the location of the skin cancer.
Radiation therapy may also be a treatment choice if age or other health
conditions make surgery too risky. Radiation therapy is most often used for
older adults. It may lead to other skin cancers in younger people as they
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Other treatments for people who cannot have surgery or radiation include photodynamic therapy (PDT), which uses medicines and a special light to treat skin cancer on or very close to the surface of the skin.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
October 02, 2012
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