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fforest

103 Posts

Posted - 04/05/2007 :  15:25:53  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I know how hard and scary is is trying to make sense of all the different things that people say will heal skin cancers...You can spend a ton of money on all sorts of stuff...

I say please please try (at least once)SunSpot by lane labs on small skin problems...This really works..Trust me ...For larger skin problems you need to do something different..Please see my other post under the name (forest)...ps I have no connection in any way with lane labs,just trying to help........

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A minimum treatment is twice per day.

I suggest you start with 2x and increase if you are comfortable with effects of treatment.

It helps to keep the treated area moist.Using Micropore tape...

Most drugstores have stocks in various widths.
Lightweight, breathable paper tape ideal for securing bandages or dressings that must be changed frequently.
Hypoallergenic and leaves little or no residue


Sunspot ES works almost the same as Curaderm-BEC5...I have tried Sunspot inside the mouth on a caker sore it works well for this but is very very strong..I can not say I recommend using Sunspot inside the mouth 100%,plus the taste is well uuuh Bad..

Most of the FAQ for Curaderm-BEC5 should be almost the same for Sunspot ES but except for treating inside the mouth...


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How frequently should Curaderm-BEC5 be applied daily for best result?
Curaderm-BEC5 should be used at least twice a day, but you can use it up to ten times a day if you wish.

How thickly should Curaderm be applied?
Curaderm-BEC5 should be applied in a thick layer over the treatment area and then covered using a dressing (micropore).

The area of the skin cancer is oozing - can Curaderm-BEC5 still be used?
Yes, if the skin cancer is oozing you know that Curaderm-BEC5 is working. The oozing is a discharge of pus which indicates that the dead cancer cells and being recessed, or pushed out, from the skin tissue. You must continue the use of Curaderm-BEC5 so as to push out all the remaining cancer cells untill your skin has grown and the cancer has disappeared.

Should using Curaderm-BEC5 stop if area treated forms a scab?
If the treated area forms a scab, then the Curaderm-BEC5 treatment will not work. You are not allowed to let the treated area dry out and scab at all. It must stay wet in order for the Curaderm-BEC5 to penetrate into the skin and destroy the cancer cells.



Should using Curaderm-BEC5 stop if area treated goes red or inflamed?
No. Curaderm-BEC5 contains Salicylic Acid and Urea at high concentrations, which helps assist BEC5 to find and reach the cancer cells. The Salicylic Acid and Urea irritates the skin, which in turn can cause red and inflamed skin. The redness and inflammation is a good sign and indicates that the active ingredients are penetrating your skin in order to trace the cancer cells. Keep treating the area with Curaderm-BEC5.

When should Curaderm-BEC5 use be stopped?
Curaderm-BEC5 treatment should only be stopped when the treated area has regrown new skin tissue.
Once there are no open wounds, small sores, is little or no scarring and a new layer of skin covers the entire area where the skin cancer was then you can stop treatment. Do not stop the treatment prematurely as the skin cancer may grow back.

Should area be covered after each application or are there times when it is best left open to the air?
Yes the treatment area always needs to be covered with a dressing during treatment, micropore is recommended. Do not let the area dry out at all. It must stay wet at all times to ensure the treatment works correctly.

Is there a maximum length of time or other signs of completion to healing?
There is no definite treatment time, however a normal treatment will last for anywhere from 7 to 60 days. It all depends on the person's sensitivity and how many applications are done per day. Most sunspot patients were cured within a few days and SCC and BCC patients took from 7 to 60 days.

Once the swelling has reduced, the skin has regrown and returned back to normal then and only then can the treatment stop. Some people may find it necessary to prolong the treatment until the lesion has regrown with new skin tissue.



Can Curaderm-BEC5 be used on inside or outside of lip?
Depending on where the lip skin cancer or spot is located, you may find excellent results using Curaderm for your lip skin cancer.

It is not recommended to use Curaderm-BEC5 on the inner part of the lip. The lip is made of a very thin tissue and the Salicylic Acid ingredient will lift the lip tissue and therefore the application must be isolated.

Note the two different approaches for application inside the lip and outside the lip.

Outside Lip. The outer lip can be treated following the same directions as lesions located anywhere on the body. Apply the cream to the lesion and cover with a Micropore. The BEC5 will do the rest.

Inside Lip. It can be done successfully but requires careful management. If applying Curaderm-BEC5 to inside of lip, you need to pull your lip away from your face and then get someone to apply the cream solely on the lesion. You must keep holding the lip outwards when it is being applied and for 15 minutes afterwards so that you do not let any cream into your mouth or touch other healthy areas of your lip. After 15 minutes, wash away the Curaderm-BEC5, then wait 2 hours and repeat the process above. This is a strict health warning and the application of the Curaderm inside the lip must be handled very carefully. Unless the lip lesion is isolated from other areas (as explained above) the Salicylic Acid could cause damage within your mouth.

More information on Lip Cancer.


Are there places on the body where Curaderm-BEC5 should not be used?
Areas near the eyes and lips need to be treated very carefully. Do not put Curaderm-BEC5 on cannot make contact or be applied onto the eye. Curaderm-BEC5 cannot be applied on the eyelid as the area is too sensitive for the active ingredients to penetrate. Curaderm-BEC5 can be applied onto the tongue.

Tongue Skin Cancer
Curaderm-BEC5 can be used on the tongue. The active ingredient in the cream is also found in eggplant and potato.

Stick out the tongue and apply the cream using a clean cotton. Do this several times, cleaning before each application while sitting in the lounge or watching TV, with 30 mins. or an hour interval.

Is Curaderm-BEC5 effective in treating a Keratoacanthoma?
Yes, Curaderm-BEC5 can be used on keratoacanthoma.

Keratoacanthoma (KA) is a common skin tumor. In the past it was regarded as benign, but some of these tumors have been seen to transform into squamous cell carcinoma.
How deep will Curaderm-BEC5 penetrate if cancer is below surface.
Curaderm-BEC5 is a carrier cream, which searches for cancer cells in the skin. Bceuase it is a carrier cream, Curaderm-BEC5 can penetrate very deep down below the skins surface and destroy the cancer cells.




Edited by - fforest on 10/07/2007 05:11:04

dan

573 Posts

Posted - 04/08/2007 :  23:53:37  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
A quick search shows SunSpot ES is readily available at Vitacost, Vitamin Shoppe, and others for about $25-35 US. I thought it would be helpful to list some additional information from the sellers.

Directions:
Thoroughly wash the sun-damaged areas with soap and water. Dry and apply Sunspot ES to your sun-damaged skin spots twice daily. A tingle where the Sunspot ES is applied is normal.

Ingredients:
Water, aloe vera, propylene glycol, salicylic acid, urea, carbomer 940, tea tree oil, methanol, glycoalkaloid extract, imidazolidinylurea.

Warnings:
For external use only. Keep away from eyes, lips and mucous membranes. Do not use on broken or inflamed skin. Discontinue if product causes extreme irritation. In case of accidental ingestion, contact a poison control center.

The glycolaklaoids in SunSpot ES come from Solanum Sodomaeum, a spiky, thorny plant that grows wild on the hot Australian plains. Some people call it sand brier. Others call it Apple of Sodom, or Devil's Apple. The juices of the Solanum plant are said to contain glycoalkaloids - a combination of sugar and caustic alkaloids that is drawn into sun-damaged cells and dissolves them, so they dry up and are exfoliated. In many cases, rough, raised, scaly red or brownish spots dry up and vanish in as little as four to six weeks.

Australian aborigines have been using a poultice made from Solanum leaves and blossoms on skin for as long as they can remember. Medical literature has recorded the use of glycoalkaloid-rich plants on the skin since 200 AD.

I think the main idea is to make the damaged skin alkaline which kills the damaged or even cancerous skin cells. If you happen to try this product, please post your results to help others!
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Kathi

6 Posts

Posted - 04/09/2007 :  13:45:07  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I just ordered SunSpot from Vitacost and it's on the way. I'm going to use it on the top of my scalp where a basal cell has been diagnosed. I hope it works and I can avoid the knife. I just had Mohs surgery on a squamous 4 wks. ago. Let's all keep our fingers crossed this stuff does the trick. I'm also not interested in Aldera and the reported side effects. That was one of my other options. I will keep you up to date once I start using the product. I've enjoyed reading all the great information on this forum, so please keep sharing.
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fforest

103 Posts

Posted - 04/09/2007 :  23:39:16  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I also wanted to say that if your skin problem spot is not to large Sunspot will work great but give it time,any where from 3-4 days to 3-4 weeks depending on the size of problem...Also sunspot can really sting like crazy when you put it on,but it is a walk in the park compared to bloodroot paste...Plus Sunspot will leave scaring 99.9% less than a bloodroot paste........
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anivoc

537 Posts

Posted - 04/14/2007 :  07:36:43  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Sounds like what is in this is the same "Active Ingredient" in Curaderm at nearly 4 times the cost. I will order some and give it a try...

unfortunately I have plenty to try it on...
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rocco

77 Posts

Posted - 04/14/2007 :  16:04:06  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by fforest

I also wanted to say that if your skin problem spot is not to large Sunspot will work great but give it time,any where from 3-4 days to 3-4 weeks depending on the size of problem


Hey fforest, when you say "problem spot" that SunSpot will help, are you talking about actual BCC's or SCC's or just sun damaged areas? Also, have you tried SunSpot on actinic keritosis (AK's), and if so, is it effective? I order from vitacost quite a bit and I may stick a tube (bottle?) of SunSpot in with the next order.

Another newish therapy to help treat sun damaged skin and probably treat AK's is ALA with IPL (Levulan with Intense Pulsed Light). Google "ALA with IPL" and read some of the info. I have checked with a dermatologist and s skin therapy clinic (these new skin spa's) and the cost is around $300 to treat your entire face. A follow up treatment may be needed and as an added benefit it could make you look longer!
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fforest

103 Posts

Posted - 04/14/2007 :  16:46:13  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
SunSpot works very well with BCC's or SCC's provided they are not to large and deep.I am sure that it works on many skin conditions.Lets be clear what sunspot is not.Sunspot is not to be used as a skin peel or moisturizer or for general skin beautification...
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rocco

77 Posts

Posted - 04/16/2007 :  12:20:50  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by fforest

SunSpot works very well with BCC's or SCC's provided they are not to large and deep.I am sure that it works on many skin conditions.Lets be clear what sunspot is not.Sunspot is not to be used as a skin peel or moisturizer or for general skin beautification...



forest, thanks for the reply. I will definitely give SunSpot a try.

Yeah, I am not looking for the beauty end of anything right now, just an effective treatment for my skin condition. My daughter happens to work in one of these skin spas that offer photorejuvenation (one of which is ALA with IPL). She sent me sone info that sounded like it might be of interest to those of us with "precancerous" areas. Actinic keratosis is called a precancerous condition.

Here is a clip off of one http://www.spa-medical.com/ALA%20and%20IPL.htm skin spa website:

"This results in significant improvement in precancerous conditions such as actinic keratoses, actinically damaged skin, sun damaged skin, moderate to severe cystic acne and potentially superficial skin cancers. Additionally it can improve pore size, skin texture, pigmentation, rosacea, sebaceous hyperplasia, and potentially prevents the development of skin cancer. ALA is revolutionizing how we perform skin rejuvenation and how we treat sun-damaged skin. "

And again, at a cost of around $300 to do my entire face and maybe mitigate some of the sun damage and prevent some future cancers it is well worthy of further investigation. Apparently it can be done on other areas of the body as well.

http://www.touchbriefings.com/pdf/2268/morton.pdf Here is another good article on photo therapy and skin cancers (It is a pdf file) and it includes some pictures.

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Kathi

6 Posts

Posted - 04/23/2007 :  18:04:12  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I had Levulan done about 5 weeks ago and had a great result. It totally cleared my AK's and gave me a very smooth texture. I didn't have the IPL at the same time but I've heard the two together make a great treatment. My derm left the Levulan on only 1 hour, it seems there is much controversy as to how long the solution is left on for maximum results. One derm suggested 14 hours. I've also used SunSpot on some little leftover AK's and it did the trick. I did not use it on my basal cell which is on the top of my head as I'm going to get it lasered next week with Aldera as a follow up. I will definitely continue to use SunSpot frequently on any thing that pops up and looks suspicious. The stuff works and works fast.
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dan

573 Posts

Posted - 04/24/2007 :  08:23:18  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Kathi, thanks so much for following up with SunSpot. Your quick results are very encouraging and I hope other people will write in as well. Is there anything you can add regarding what to expect, such as initial sensations, pain, inflammation, was it noticeable, etc?

Also, can I encourage you or rocco to add a new topic on Levulan, IPL, and ALA, even if you do not consider yourselves as experts. I don't think most people are aware of these procedures and they might be hard to find under this topic. The before and after pictures in rocco's post are astounding!
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anivoc

537 Posts

Posted - 04/28/2007 :  20:25:12  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Kathi..

Curious about the lazer on the scalp tumor because I have a nasty one on the back of my scalp that I have been treating with curaderm ..It is aggravating it..maybe slightly shrinking it but this has been 3 months and it is still there.

Last time I went to a Derm here in So Cal they wanted to excise with a knife..been there done that and am not going back there unless it is absolutely impossible any other way.. Thus please elaborate on the lazer

Edited by - anivoc on 04/28/2007 20:25:39
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Cas0510

USA
6 Posts

Posted - 04/30/2007 :  10:09:30  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
fforest,
I have what I think are sunspots all over my thighs some on the bottom part of my legs and uner my arms near my arm pits? they are brown and flat they don't bother me at all. I am leaving for Aruba in 4 days and am very concerned that they may be cancerous. Can you tell me if this is something that can wait until I get back. I am taking sunblock for the bigger ones that I have? Just need a friendly opinion is all
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Cas0510

USA
6 Posts

Posted - 04/30/2007 :  10:11:16  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm sorry I should also add that some of them are scally.
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rocco

77 Posts

Posted - 04/30/2007 :  10:36:16  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Cas0510,

I am certainly not a doctor and will not attempt to offer you any diagnosis, but, I have scaly areas that may be similar to those you describe on your legs. They may be Actinic keratoses, and are called precancerous by dermatologists. That doesn't mean that they will all become cancers, but some could become cancerous.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actinic_keratosis

A dermatologist should probably be consulted regarding your concerns. The spots can be treated in several ways such as freezing (by the dermatologist) or topically treated by prescription medication such as Carac (which I have used)

http://www.carac.info/

or with other topical treatments you can acquire on your own such as SunSpot ES or PDQ Herbal. I am currently trying out both SunSpot and PDQ Herbal and thusfar have found both to be as effective as the more harsh MD prescribed Carac cream. SunSpot ES smells very pleasant and has a nice warm feel when applied. It takes a couple of weeks of application with SunSpot to treat the spots.

PDQ Herbal is applied once for two days and that is all it takes. If the spot blisters and then scabs over, the makers contend that area was either precancerous or a skin cancer. So far, I have to agree with them as I tried it on areas with no apparent skin issue and had no reaction at all. I have also put it on AK's and had significant blistering and scabbing. I cannot at this time tell you about the long term effectiveness of either product, but they both appear to solve AK's at least short term.

Have fun in Aruba but do cover up.
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Cas0510

USA
6 Posts

Posted - 04/30/2007 :  10:49:57  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Rocco,

Thank you for responding and for the information you have given. I guess my next question is this sun spot solution. Is this actually a cure to these spots or is it just to minimize the color and size. I do have an appointment tomorrow with a dermatologist. I can let you know how it goes since you are experiencing the same thing if you like.
Thank You
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rocco

77 Posts

Posted - 04/30/2007 :  12:34:31  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Cas,

I think it is a cure as much as any topical is a cure. The Carac prescribed by me dermatologist is a "cure" but sometimes spots come back and have to be retreated. That is probably the same for SunSpot ES or PDQ Herbal.

Here is a blurb cut off of a website that sells SunSpot (similar to what Dan posted 4/8):

"Thousands of sun worshippers have used SunSpot ES gel to help turn rough, raised, scaly skin patches into clear, healthy-looking skin. Combining glycoalkaloids from sand brier with other powerful natural ingredients, SunSpot ES (for Extra Strength) actually targets rough, scaly sun spots for exfoliation. At the same time, SunSpot ES pampers your skin cells with aloe vera, tea tree oil, salicylic acid, and menthol natural ingredients that are well known for their ability to revitalize and renew the skin. SunSpot ES helps make unsightly sun spots dry up and flake away. It goes to work almost immediately, and in as little as 4 weeks, those ugly sun spots begin to exfoliate, revealing clear, healthy-looking new skin. Medical literature has recorded the use of glycoalkaloid-rich plants on the skin since 200 A.D. And modern practitioners confirm its effectiveness. Dr. Margaret O"

And, like I indicated in my earlier post, the stuff does seem to be working as well as the prescription stuff I have and at about 1/4th of the cost. I bought mine through vitacost.com.

Please do share with us whatever you learn from the dermatologist. We are all looking for info.
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Cas0510

USA
6 Posts

Posted - 05/01/2007 :  09:01:30  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you for the info. I was wrong my appointment isn't until Wednesday. I will let you know either way what I hear.
Thanks for the support
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Cas0510

USA
6 Posts

Posted - 05/02/2007 :  09:39:12  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Ok, well I just got back from the Dermatologist. I have what is called Letigemes. That is a fancy word for freckles. They are non cancerous and he seys no reason to rescedule an appointment with him for the futute unless something other than what I already has occurs.
Whew!
Thank you for your support. I feel a 100% better.
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anivoc

537 Posts

Posted - 05/13/2007 :  12:38:05  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
FForest

I purchased a few tubes of sunspot es and am applying it everyday pretty much wherever I have AK's ( plenty on my face ) It sure lights you up for a little while.

After I apply it and it dries out @ 5 minutes I take water on my fingers and spread it around again..kinda of like a second charge. I then use Trader Joes "Refresh" Body lotion with Vitamin C to smooth it out and hide the glaze it leaves. It is definitely changing things.

I also have been doing something in the evening which is pretty cool for smoothing out the rough scaly stuff that this treatment produces.

Based on the baking soda idea recently presented I mix up a solution of baking soda and water ( about a teaspoon of Baking soda and 4 tablespoons of water) and rub it into the skin on my face and leave it there for a while..then wash it off.. leaves the skin looking very smooth and clean.
And nuetralized!

I have a area that is basal that I treated with bloodroot but has come back. I was using Curaderm and it definitely had a reaction but it just can't seem to finish it off.. I have swithced to Sunspot es and again get a reaction but can't seem to kill this area. I'm going to work on this for a few more weeks if it still doesn't seem to be taking it out, then I'll break out the heavy artillery ( Bloodroot... ugh!) again

Edited by - anivoc on 05/13/2007 14:58:24
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fforest

103 Posts

Posted - 05/13/2007 :  19:04:31  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Anivoc I have said many times Sunspot is wonderful but lacks the fire power needed for the deeper BCC..

You might consider using C-herb.C-herb is only half as horrible as using bloodroot but only half as strong...

One other option to consider is using dry ice..Dry ice is not for beginners...
If you have been applying Sunspot for a number of weeks then the BCC is much weakend..
If your SURE SURE SURE that there is only a little bit more BCC deeper inside the dry ice can finish it off..
If the BCC is really large and deep do not use dry ice or you will end up with a big mess...

Cut the dry ice till it comes to a point and press firmly into the problem a number of times..
After wards you will have some nasty swelling and you might end up with a small white scar but it should be quite small...
But please do not do this unless you have a real feel that there is only a small bit more of the BCC left...
I have done this before...
Its tricky to get just the right amount of freezing with out freezing to much of the healthy tissue..Every one who reads this you have been warned...

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Kathi

6 Posts

Posted - 05/14/2007 :  18:18:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Anivoc............sorry it took me so long to get back to the board but we've been on vacation in sunny Florida. I had my head covered with hats the whole time (lol). I wanted to let you know about the CO2 laser my derm used on my scalp for the basal cell. It was painless, bloodless and over within 5 minutes. He gave me a sample size of Aldera to use once a day every other day for two weeks. I've just finished and will report back to the derm May 29th for a follow up visit. I believe this treatment is 99% effective just like Mohs surgery only there will be NO scar and NO hair loss! I would do this again in a heart beat. I hope this helps you.
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Joanne

USA
2 Posts

Posted - 05/16/2007 :  19:29:44  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by fforest

I know how hard and scary is is trying to make sense of all the different things that people say will heal skin cancers...You can spend a ton of money on all sorts of stuff...

I say please please try (at least once)SunSpot by lane labs on small skin problems...This really works..Trust me ...For larger skin problems you need to do something different..Please see my other post under the name (forest)...ps I have no connection in any way with lane labs,just trying to help........

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Joanne

USA
2 Posts

Posted - 05/16/2007 :  19:39:14  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I totally agree with you! I had, what I was told,was a precancerous growth above my eyebrow for a couple years. I ordered some SkinAnswer, which is now called Sunspot, thanks to the FDA for pulling it off the shelves because IT WORKS! Within two weeks the growth was gone. Then a few months ago I had another on my forehead. I made an appointment with a dermatologist and by the time my scheduled date rolled around, SunSpot had taken care of it. I was so upset when it was taken off the market along with MGN3, which is also back again. Give it a try. One little tube goes a long way.
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anivoc

537 Posts

Posted - 05/25/2007 :  22:03:29  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Kathi

Anivoc............sorry it took me so long to get back to the board but we've been on vacation in sunny Florida. I had my head covered with hats the whole time (lol). I wanted to let you know about the CO2 laser my derm used on my scalp for the basal cell. It was painless, bloodless and over within 5 minutes. He gave me a sample size of Aldera to use once a day every other day for two weeks. I've just finished and will report back to the derm May 29th for a follow up visit. I believe this treatment is 99% effective just like Mohs surgery only there will be NO scar and NO hair loss! I would do this again in a heart beat. I hope this helps you.



Hi Kathy,

Are you in the states? If so I am in California and have yet to find a dermatologist who is offering Laser to remove basal cell carcinoma.If you uncomfortable posting your doctors name here please
E-mail me at topicalinfo@Gmail.com with it.

Thanks,

Tom
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Kathi

6 Posts

Posted - 05/29/2007 :  22:06:18  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi Tom,
I sent you an email tonight regarding my derm who does laser for squamous and basal. Please let me know if I can help you with any questions. Glad to be of assistance.
Kathi
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grabec

USA
24 Posts

Posted - 06/02/2007 :  18:20:58  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Wow, there is so much great information on this web site that I hardly know what to try or when or how much. But, my husband has a very large skin cancer on the back of his ear and inside. It also has gone deeper than his external ear so if I am reading the posts right you are saying that sunspot is likely not to work because this bcc is just a bit to big for SunSpot to handle? I might try it anyway but I am becoming a firm believer that treating the outside is important and doing stuff to the inside is equally important. Thanks for all the posts.
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fforest

103 Posts

Posted - 06/02/2007 :  19:09:34  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The cancer on the outside of the ear should not be a problem to treat..For the inside of the ear(provided the problem is not to large or deep inside)If it were me I would wash the inside of the ear with Hydrogen Peroxide also make a liquid solution with some C-herb and wash the inner ear every day for about a week..But I would not make it too strong until I tested it over a few days to get the right strenth(If the problem does not sting when you do this its not strong enough..(If the problem was really huge or really deep I think a doctor would be in order)I am not a doctor but this is what I would do for myself...

Edited by - fforest on 06/03/2007 17:39:41
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CherryMan

USA
2 Posts

Posted - 06/11/2007 :  17:46:13  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Will Sunspot SE work for melanoma ?

Thanks!
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anivoc

537 Posts

Posted - 06/11/2007 :  18:29:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by CherryMan

Will Sunspot SE work for melanoma ?

Thanks!



I doubt it very much... almost for sure no way...

I have heard tale of Bloodroot paste but again only heard tale of this.
There are people who have overcome some internal cancers including breast camcer with a internal bloodroot treatment.
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CherryMan

USA
2 Posts

Posted - 06/11/2007 :  18:42:18  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Oh okay. I assume cured*** will work with melanoma ?
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anivoc

537 Posts

Posted - 06/12/2007 :  22:33:53  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by CherryMan

Oh okay. I assume cured*** will work with melanoma ?



Cherryman if you are really dealing with Melanoma you are dealing with a very deadly type of skin cancer not to be confused with Basal, Squamus or actinic keratosis.

As I mentioned there are stories out on the net of people who have used bloodroot an supposedly beat Melanoma. "if" I had a Melanoma I would be seeing a doctor and perhaps try bloodroot along with whatever fun they had in mind. But no way on my own would I feel comfortable trying to beat Melanoma.. Melanoma is Deadly ..you need to see a doctor... get multiple opinions and find the best cancer doctor you can find.

If you are asking if curaderm would work on a Melanoma, I having used Curaderm can pretty confidently say I would not even begin to think so.

Though it did work on some AK's after months of use on some BCC's I switched to Sunspot es which used with a twist ( see my next post ) seems to be working...
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anivoc

537 Posts

Posted - 06/12/2007 :  22:50:43  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Empowering Sunspot ES

It has been mentioned that Sunspot ES doesn't have the fire power for deeper BCC's. Being as it has the same active ingredient as Curaderm at about 20% of the cost I gave it a try.

Curaderm recommends you cover the treated area with 3m micropore tape and retreat a few times daily. 3M micropore tape is very cool stuff and you can order the flesh colored rolls online. Much less obvious than bandaids or other tapes and sticks well but comes off easy too.

Based on the Curaderm method of use I tried sunspot es on a BCC area that just wasn't seeming to get better with Curaderm. Sunspot unlike Curaderm dries out very quickly so the first day when I tried to remove the micropore tape Yeeouch! The tape really stuck to the skin and the open sores of the bcc's..ugh..

The next time I treated after I generously applied sunspot on the area
and then I gently dabbed some retin-A .05% on top of the sunspot es then covered it with the tape.. Success! The tape came off easy and something was happening .. It got a lot worse before it got better.. It seems by keeping the sunspot moist it is able to stay active longer and it started to really go after the BCC's.. At first I thought it was the combo of Sunspot and Retin-a but then I tried Traders Joes Refresh Vitamin skin cream in lieu of the retin-a and it still kept working.. I know not very scientific.. but I have plenty more to work on so I will report back.

So it has been about 2 weeks and the eruptions are retreating and getting smaller.. I think I may have a winner here..


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Mexico

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Posted - 06/12/2007 :  22:55:47  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Anivoc - Great innovative technique. Congratulations! Keep us informed about your successes.
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MacWanted

France
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Posted - 06/14/2007 :  03:59:38  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have just bought Sunsopt ES and will give a try... Does anyone know if we can apply it to moles. I have got a skin screening this week and I was told to get a mole removed because it is dark and orange, I have an appointement in a month to get it removed. Should I try Sunspot on it?
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anivoc

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Posted - 06/16/2007 :  02:22:25  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by MacWanted

I have just bought Sunsopt ES and will give a try... Does anyone know if we can apply it to moles. I have got a skin screening this week and I was told to get a mole removed because it is dark and orange, I have an appointement in a month to get it removed. Should I try Sunspot on it?



Not sure on sunspot es but I am sure that bloodroot should whack it out.
Try the sunspot covered as I have described in this thread above first for a few weeks and see if that gets a reaction. If not I would give you a 90% for sure "c-ya bye" chance with bloodroot paste or PDQ
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MacWanted

France
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Posted - 06/18/2007 :  03:05:58  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by anivoc

quote:
Originally posted by MacWanted

I have just bought Sunsopt ES and will give a try... Does anyone know if we can apply it to moles. I have got a skin screening this week and I was told to get a mole removed because it is dark and orange, I have an appointement in a month to get it removed. Should I try Sunspot on it?



Not sure on sunspot es but I am sure that bloodroot should whack it out.
Try the sunspot covered as I have described in this thread above first for a few weeks and see if that gets a reaction. If not I would give you a 90% for sure "c-ya bye" chance with bloodroot paste or PDQ



Well after 3 days of applying the cream, nothing happens for the moment, no dryness, no redness, nothing... Maybe it needs time to react.

I am also thinking to use this cream that contains curcumin and other ingredients mentioned in this forum... http://search.lef.org/cgi-src-bin/MsmGo.exe?grab_id=0&page_id=45&query=sun%20cream&hiword=CREA%20CREAMER%20CREAMERS%20CREAMING%20CREAMS%20CREAMY%20CREAT%20cream%20sun%20

Edited by - MacWanted on 06/18/2007 04:30:04
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MacWanted

France
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Posted - 07/09/2007 :  03:05:39  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Ok some update from my side. I have tried to apply essential orange oil in alternate with Sunspot ES (using a microtape on it to put much more amount of the gel). Now the mole looks much more normal without dark aspect and orange as it was before. I will get it removed on the 21th of July so let see what the labs will say.
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anivoc

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Posted - 08/02/2007 :  09:31:50  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Well unfortunately I am still fighting the small BCC's on my forehead 2 months now using the sunspot es with the 3m tape and it just can't seem to knock them out though definitely effecting them, keeping them at bay they still won't go away completely. I will try for a few more weeks.

On a side note, I need to clarify that the area I am treating was one of the big BCC that I treated with bloodroot a few years back with major albeit painful success. Keep in mind that neither our topicals nor the doctors knife is any long term guarantee that you are never going to have a recurrence.

So anyway each day as I treat the forehead one I also rub the es into all the AK's I can see on my face. There is no doubt The sunspot does help improve these some appear to be knocked out completely.

Here's the big news of the day. many of my AK's and the BCC's hurt if you press on them. The recurring BCC on the right side of my head is what I have been treating. First with Curaderm for a few months and now Sunspot with the curaderm treatment style ala anivoc. There has been a small bump in the @ 1" scar tissue of the big BCC I whacked with Bloodroot on my left side of my forehead 3 or 4 years ago. I started applying sunspot to it and it started to react.. a very small sore appeared. I decided to try the Sunspot ala anivoc / micropore tape treatment.. YIKES! I have a hole in my head! In a matter of 4 days the bump has been eaten away by the sunspot and in it's place is a crater @ 1/16th" deep and a about 1/4 to almost 3/8" in diameter.

Sunspot (Which BTW the active ingredient is from eggplant BEC5)clearly has made this baby cry.

The strange difference between what I have just experienced with Sunspot and Bloodroot is that though in 4 days this has gone after the BCC slowly and made this huge hole, it never really hurt or swelled terribly. The bloodroot would have made the same hole in about 1 day but I would have swelled up terribly and it would have taken at least 2 to 3 weeks for the sweling to go down..4 to 6 weeks to heal.

Just some observations here.
I have to get going to work ( yep all bandaged up) but I'll expound further later.

Tom

BTW I have eggplant pickling as I type this.

Edited by - anivoc on 08/02/2007 09:32:46
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anivoc

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Posted - 08/19/2007 :  11:03:24  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
21 days now with a 3/8"hole in my head. It got deeper but now seems to be beginning to heal out ( fingers crossed )
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anivoc

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Posted - 08/27/2007 :  01:56:20  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Well it's a week later and yes the hole is getting smaller and healing nicely. It isn't over till it's over but this is encouraging. Again unlike with bloodroot, though it started really making a big hole there was never the intense pain or swelling that occurs with Bloodroot. Yes the wound is tender and it oozes with fluid as it is working but what I have experienced on this one area in particular is really encouraging.

I took a picture last week when I realized the crater was beginning to get smaller. I'll take another tomorrow. Hopefully with another week this one is healed..

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Mark

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Posted - 08/27/2007 :  13:20:38  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Tom -

This is encouraging for me. As I read your posts above, it describes mine pretty closely. I just started putting plain apple cider vinegar on it about a week ago. I also use DMSO every 3rd or 4th application, and sometimes message it with aloe vera. The pit grew really deep really quickly, but has since remained about the same size. Looks terrible at 1/4 - 3/8" diameter and a good 1/16 to 1/8 deep, but just kept putting vinegar on it throughout the day. It is really tender. One thing i've noticed is that around the edge, there seems to be a raised ridge. Feels like "grissle" under the skin. More in some areas of the perimeter than others. The ridge has gone down slightly, but i figure it wont totally start to heal until that ridge is gone. I'm assuming its the biggest concentration of cancer cells. Did you notice that with yours? Also, i'll try to get an "off the wagon" list (your other post).
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SoFl

USA
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Posted - 10/06/2007 :  16:30:56  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm trying out Sunspot ES on a few spots. In particular I have a small spot on my ear that was biopsied as "pre cancerous" and then frozen by the derm. Anyway, after it healed it felt like there was still something there so I've been using sunspot ES on just that spot for about a week now and the top layer of skin has peeled away.

So my question is this....when using sunspot ES, do you just keep using it until you have good skin or do you stop at some point and let it heal? Advice from anyone who has used it successfully would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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anivoc

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Posted - 10/09/2007 :  22:34:55  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Using sunspot mixed with a cream so it doesn't dry out and keeping it covered with 3M tape I just kept using it till it healed. I had a small bump on a previously bloodroot treated area. I started with just rubbing sunspot on every day while I was treating other spots. It started to bleed so I started doing the cream mix and covering it. It became a very good size hole @ 3/8" and @ 1/8" deep. I just kept applying an after a few eeks it started healing. I then just kept it cover with vitamin e-cream. Healed pretty nice but I do have a scar.. the bump is gone.
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smenzl

USA
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Posted - 06/14/2008 :  19:01:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
In response to using Sunspot ES. I bought it this week and started yesterday with appling it about 6 times throughout the day and covering it with the micropore tape. The BCC spot on my right hand (in between my middle and ring finger)is about 6mm x 4 mm. Since the lesion is in the web space beween my fingers it is hard to keep it covered and dry. The skin has dramatically changed!!! Looks like that spot was under water for 2 days. The skin has puffed up and is wrinkling. There was some pain and buring at first, however, it has subsided. I was rubbing vitamin C 100% power in an organic lotion paste before I received the Sunspot. That seemed to dry out the BCC and made it flatter and less noticable. But not sure it was healing. I want to add that I am a 100% raw foodist and usually do not apply anything to my skin that you can not eat. I hope this stuff works. I have an appt in 5 days with a Dermatologist for a biopsy. This is mostly for my husband's sake. I believe in the healing powers of the body if you give it the right stuff and take away the bad/toxic things. I'm praying that the first think layer has peeled off by then. I am posting a picture of my hand the morning after the first full day of application. I will continue to post pics, hoping it works and helps other who are on the same seach for a non-surgical solution. Thank you all for posting experiences and opinions.
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smenzl

USA
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Posted - 06/14/2008 :  19:32:52  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Here is my picture of morning after first full appication day of Sunspot ES. Thoughts anyone? I read about the pitting or hole that is left after the BCC has peeled off. Has this happened with anyone? Does it fill in?
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SoFl

USA
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Posted - 09/11/2008 :  09:01:11  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I wanted to post a successful report of treating a suspected basil cell on my forehead with this. This was about 3/4 the size of a pencil eraser, round, elevated and pearly in color, growing very slowly over a period of years. My dermatologist said he thought it was probably a basil cell and wanted to hack it off next time I saw him. I got tired of looking at it so I decided to try sunspot ES on it. I applied a small amount (but fairly thick) just to the lump. I applied it often for the first few days. A couple of layers of skin came off. I used it for a week, by the end of the treatment the area was raw and some blood but not messy looking. It healed quickly and no more problem, no scar, way cheaper and better than the derm hacking it. Overall, on this spot it worked extremely well and fast.

Overall I like the product a lot compared to efudex or solaraze or any of the prescription products I've used.
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health

USA
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Posted - 12/04/2010 :  08:04:56  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Does anyone know if Sunspot-Es always has to be covered because with tape, because there is no mention of it on the box, when I covered my area of concern with the tape the area got really red, almost as if the area was burned, the next day it turned brown and dry, now its flaking off, hopefully it won't leave a scar.
Anyone have the same reaction?
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steph7

USA
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Posted - 04/05/2011 :  22:20:22  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have used both Sunspot (Lane Labs) and Curaderm. They both are fantastic effective treatments for BCC. I would like to say that the Curaderm is a stronger product. I started out treating what I thought was 2 separate skin cancers. Soon after I applied the cream the "2" cancers turned out to be "1" fairly large BCC. I have been using Curaderm for 3 weeks now. So far I am astonished as to how well this product is working. In my opinion, I prefer the Curaderm product over the Lane Labs product. I had a skin cancer removed several years ago. The docs used the "scoop out" method on my BCC. I would never choose to go through that process ever again!!!
I would like to suggest that a healthy diet of dark leafy greens and vitamins is essential while going through this process. In order for your skin to heal with minimal scarring it needs the proper nutrients to do so.
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pamross

USA
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Posted - 09/06/2012 :  06:20:55  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Help, I am so confused and worried. I have never had skin problems before, but I am in my late 50s and over the past year have developed a light brown irreg shaped brown spot, about the size of a dime, on my cheek bone, my mother has one on the same place. Someone told me it is a age spot. I went to the vitamin store and they recommended SunSpot ES gel. I put it on 2x a day (it would cry with a film on it) and for the the 1st week it got darker and darker. Then it started to open and bleed alittle and was red around it. I called and they said to keep using it. I has now been 2 weeks, it really stung on the open areas and the brown layer flaked off except for a small pea size brown spot but has a red, burnlike, patch trimmed in light brown, that is bigger by about 25% from the original spot. Is this normal, have I just done something horrible to my face? I have stopped the gel and are now putting triple antibiotic ointment on it. What should I do? PLEASE!!!!
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dolfan

USA
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Posted - 09/06/2012 :  19:28:53  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
go see a doctor
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