Skin Cancer Treatment and Screening

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)....

Did you know that skin cancer is the most common of all human cancers with nearly 1 million people diagnosed each year? The numbers are staggering. And in many cases, it's preventable. Let's review a few facts about skin cancer and the warning signs. What Is...

Good news: At Spectrum Dermatology, we see many patients with melanoma, and it’s one of the easiest, least invasive cancers to address when caught early. Many patients need nothing more than a removal of the cancerous area. Often, patients like to follow up this procedure...

At Spectrum Dermatology, we do a lot more than help you tackle under-eye circles and acne (although that’s a big part of the job!). Skin cancer, specifically melanoma, is the most common cancer in the United States. The past thirty years have seen more people...

Visiting your dermatologist once a year may seem too frequent, but a yearly skin exam pays off in skin cancer prevention. Skin problems literally grow, and the earlier you catch the problem, the smaller it is. Better To Be Safe Than Sorry - Why You Need...

You may have heard that sun exposure can lead to melanoma, but what exactly is it? Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. When skin cells are damaged by the sun or tanning beds, they can cause genetic defects that cause malignant tumors to...

Skin cancer affects tens of thousands of Americans every year. While many people die from skin cancer, the good news is that new treatments are discovered all the time. One effective treatment method that had been around for many decades is Mohs surgery. Mohs surgery was...

When you think about skin cancer, it can cause stress wondering if those days on the beach or playing in the sun are going to come back to haunt you down the road. Skin cancers, such as basal cell, squamous cell, and melanoma, are caused...