In this article, one of Dr. Ibrahim’s patients reports her experience with having a lifelong syndrome that leads to the development of numerous skin cancers from an early age. Basal cell nevus syndrome or “Gorlin syndrome” is a genetic condition that predisposes patients to a high number of basal cell cancers.
Sun protection and skin surveillance are of the utmost importance from childhood. Dr. Ibrahim got to know this patient from the onset of the condition as a young child and now she is a reporter for her college newspaper!
Please click below to read her touching story: