Frequently Asked Questions

Is radiotherapy treatment recommended for Gorlin Syndrome?

In some patients with Gorlin Syndrome radiotherapy may lead to rapid development of new basal cell carcinomas and therefore should be used under special / exceptional circumstances.

 

 


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