Picture of a basal cell carcinoma on the scalp.
Basal cell carcinomas usually arise in sun-exposed areas, and whilst the scalp is protected somewhat by hair, BCCs can still grow here. This basal cell carcinoma is growing within the hair, and often they are noticed first by a hairdresser or barber
(Picture courtesy of surgerywise.com)
This information is provided for general basal cell carcinoma knowledge only and does not replace information provided by healthcare professionals. If you have any concerns of any skin growth, you should consult a medical professional urgently.