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Skin Cancer Resources

Please find below helpful information in regards to your wound care and skin cancer treatments.

Wound Care

How you look after the wound now is very important in order to prevent problems and minimise scarring so, please read through this advice carefully.

Imiquimod (Aldara)

Imiquimod works by stimulating the immune system to destroy cancer cells. Imiquimod is particularly useful for superficial basal cell carcinoma.

5-Flurouracil (Efudix)

Efudix is an anti-cancer drug (5 fluorouracil) in an ointment form. It is used to treat sun-damaged skin and ‘thin’ skin cancers. It will not work on ‘thick’ skin cancers.