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Lichen Sclerosus and Cancer

Lichen Sclerosus and Cancer: A Summary

Lichen sclerosus does not cause skin cancer. However, skin that is scarred by lichen sclerosus is more likely to develop skin cancer. The frequency of skin cancer in men with lichen sclerosus is not known. It is important for people who have the disease to receive proper treatment for it and to see their doctor every 6 to 12 months. The doctor can monitor and treat any changes that might signal the development of skin cancer.
 
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