Skin Cancer Treatment and Screening

Skin cancer is both the most common type of cancer in the US, and it can be the deadliest if not caught in time. A yearly skin exam is the best way to diagnose and treat skin cancer early, and it is a specialty at...

Many people link sunburns to long periods of direct sunlight exposure, heat, and a lack of sunscreen. This is a common scenario and can lead to the more serious burns, but "sunburns" don't always present as a burn. There may or may not be peeling,...

As spring approaches, everyone is putting away their cardigans in favor of tank tops, sleeveless shirts, shorts, and skirts. It is also the perfect season to schedule your annual mole check. Although skin cancer has a strong genetic component, it's also largely environmental. Sun damage...

The term "skin cancer" is well-known, and the key to addressing this common form of cancer is early detection and prevention. Before skin cancer, there is often actinic keratosis (AK), also known as solar keratosis or "pre-cancer." It presents as a crusty growth, often compared...

Melanoma can be both deadly and easy to remove when caught early. Spectrum Dermatology prioritizes the safety and comfort of all patients, which is why Mohs micrographic surgery is a preferred method. While skin cancer in early stages is simple to remove with an in-office...

Getting diagnosed with skin cancer is a real curveball. Fortunately, skin cancer is the easiest type of cancer to treat, especially when caught early. Spectrum Dermatology recommends Mohs surgery for many skin cancer patients because of its precise nature and superior results. The procedure excises...

Make the most of your new insurance benefits by scheduling an annual skin exam. It’s a great way to prioritize your health this coming year. Spectrum Dermatology offers comprehensive skin exams to help you keep your biggest organ healthy and looking great. Some people only...

Most people don’t use sunscreen as recommended, and at Spectrum Dermatology we’ve seen our share of winter sunburns. It doesn’t always happen from a weekend of skiing in the mountains, either. As we wrap up in cozy sweaters and sip on our pumpkin-spiced everything, it’s...

Skin cancer as a whole is the deadliest type of cancer in the country. However, it’s also the easiest and least invasive to treat when it’s caught early. There are many types of skin cancer, but basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)...

The new year is right around the corner, and for many people, it’s time to hustle and make the most of insurance policies and HSA accounts. At Spectrum Dermatology, we accept every type of insurance and work with our patients to maximize health savings accounts (HSAs)....