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Aldara and squamous cell carcinoma

Dr. Rockoff,
  Thanks for your response!  I have another question.  
   If a lesion popped up as a squamous cell, would Aldara cause a reaction if I usually have a good reaction (resolves the lesion) if I treat basal cell with it?  It seems biopsy results takes weeks to get back and I am just wanting some more information.
  Thanks again in advance!
   Annette
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I would expect Aldara to cause a reaction in a squamous cell carcinoma.  But you won't know for sure till you get the biopsy report back.  My pathology laboratory tells me the result in one day.  Waiting weeks is unacceptable.  I suggest you complain until you get the information you need.

Best.

Dr. Rockoff
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