ACR Appropriateness Criteria Aggressive Nonmelanomatous Skin Cancer of the Head and Neck

This is a clinical practice guideline for the management of aggressive nonmelanomatous skin cancers of the head and neck, such as basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Definitive radiotherapy (RT), postoperative RT, and chemotherapy are all discussed as treatment options, and the treatment of immunosuppressed patients is also examined. The guideline compares the appropriate treatment options for eight different clinical situations.