I can't even count the amount of Doctors I have been to this year. More than I think in my entire life. (And that's been awhile..lol) John and I go each year to the Skin Doctor as we both have had to have basil cell removed. I knew when I went I had a spot that looked suspicious. The Doctor said we need to remove that. I whined and asked if anything else could be done. He is having me try this cream for 5 weeks and if it doesn't work then I will have to have it removed. The scar is from a prior one removed on my arm. Bottom line stay out of the sun and don't do tanning beds.