Cancer: Basal Cell Carcinoma

A type of skin cancer that rarely spreads.

Likely Underwriting Decision

Complete excision: Standard or better immediately on removal; may qualify for Preferred

Factors Affecting the Decision

  • Date of diagnosis
  • Pathology (confirmation of basal cell carcinoma)
  • Type of treatment
  • Date treatment completed
  • Confirmation that tumor has been removed completely
  • Any recurrence or spread
  • Ongoing risk factors like multiple dysplastic nevi and a propensity to develop other skin cancers
  • Any serious complication from treatment

Fast Track the App

APS (not typically required if pathology was confirmed as basal cell carcinoma)

Fast Track:

  • Pathology report including post-operative report
  • Details of ongoing follow-up
  • Details of lifestyle modifications (sun screen, stop smoking)