Skin Cancer Treatment and Screening

Spectrum Dermatology is home to 10+ scottsdale board certified dermatologists that can help you with your skin care needs. Check out the top 5 questions about skin cancer treatment. 1. What is basal cell cancer and what does it look like? This is the most common form...

If you or a loved one has recently has had skin cancer removed, you are no doubt wondering about the chances of it returning and if so, what can help lower the risk of it returning? It is true that anyone who has had a cancerous...

Because skin cancer is the most common of all types of cancer, successful treatment depends on early detection. Keeping a very watchful eye on moles and bumps, scheduling regular skin checks with a qualified dermatologist is a must to assure skin health and ultimately your overall...

1. How can skin cancer be prevented? The best way to prevent skin cancer is pretty simple: stay out of the sun. Since this is not reasonable, the next best thing is to start at a young age to protect yourself from the sun’s UV rays...

You are out in the summer sun enjoying the day. You may not feel the effects of the sunburn you are getting immediately. But, symptoms develop later with warm, red skin that becomes tender to the touch. More severe symptoms may appear over the next...

We all wonder if these various small lumps and bumps we feel under our skin are a cause for worry. Most times these small lumps are harmless, benign growths, especially if they are the type of lump that moves around freely under the skin. This...

It is recommended that monthly self skin checks be done by all individuals. It should be a head to toe evaluation so that any lesions or moles can be defected as changing, indicating the possibility of skin cancer. Skin cancers that are found early are...

First of all, virtually everyone has moles. And moles appear when cells grow in a cluster instead of being spread out over the skin. These cell clusters are called melanocytes, and they are made up of the pigment that gives us our skin color. Generally,...

Skin cancer is the most common of all human cancers. Each year approximately 1 million people will be diagnosed with some type of skin cancer. Those cancers include Basal Cell carcinoma (BCC), squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), and melanoma. It is important to understand what each...

A full body skin exam is vitally important in the finding and diagnosis of skin cancer, the most common cancer found today. Melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer accounts for more than 75% of all deaths from skin cancer. Melanoma. If detected early, is...