Skin Cancer Treatment and Screening

Most people know that skin cancer is caused by dangerous UV rays, whether from the sun or a tanning bed. You also know that annual skin checks from a dermatologist is an absolute must, and Spectrum Dermatology is always available for mole checks and to...

In the “digital era” there seems to be an app for everything, including identifying skin cancer. However, you don’t want to trust anyone but a dermatologist to keep you and your skin healthy. At Spectrum Dermatology, we recommend an annual “mole check” so that signs...

A sunburn is your skin’s immediate response to excessive sun exposure, which can then be followed by an increase in melanin (a “tan”) to decrease damage in case of recurrent sun exposure in the near future. Spectrum Dermatology urges patients to avoid any UV damage,...

Even if you do a fantastic job of protecting your skin from UV damage now, you probably weren’t quite as diligent as a child (and your parents had outdated information on the reality of sun damage). Spectrum Dermatology is dedicated to helping you comprehensively protect...

Most of us see our primary care physician and dentist on a regular basis, but the same isn’t always true when it comes to our dermatologist—and this is a big mistake. Spectrum Dermatology is your Scottsdale dermatologist committed to helping you achieve skin that’s healthy...

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, both in the US and around the world, with 20 percent of Americans developing some type of skin cancer by the time they turn 70. Spectrum Dermatology is committed to preventing skin cancer and treating it...

Preventing skin cancer starts with education and information. That’s why your local Spectrum Dermatology clinic is committed to knowledge-sharing about this dangerous but fully preventable cancer. On the other side of the world, a skin cancer prevention program dubbed SunSmart may have helped reduce melanoma...

Perth resident Ryan Glossop thought nothing of what he thought was a sunspot on his neck—until he was diagnosed with melanoma. Spectrum Dermatology wants everyone to get an annual skin check, and December is the perfect time to schedule this potentially life-saving appointment so you...

There is an average of 211 “sunny” days in Phoenix and 83 “partly sunny” days, so it comes as no surprise that winter sunburns are a real threat throughout Arizona. Spectrum Dermatology is committed to providing every patient with thorough annual skin checks and the...