Skin Cancer Treatment and Screening

Skin moles can range from harmless freckles to dangerous skin cancer lesions and it is of vital importance that we all learn the differences. Skin Cancer and Moles Though they might look unsightly, benign moles, lumps, and bumps on the skin, many times insurance will not pay...

What Is Mohs Surgery Mohs surgery is a microscopically guided procedure for skin cancer removal. A medical student at the University of Wisconsin, Frederick Mohs (pronounced “mo-ze) developed this technique more than 60 years ago. Since that time, the procedure has been advanced and refined. Today,...

Moles, brown age spots, and growths on the skin are usually harmless, but not always worth getting checked out. It is also important to note that anyone who has greater than 100 moles is at a higher risk of Melanoma. The good news is there are...

An annual 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 highly curable. Having...

Simply said, if you live your life without sun protection, your chances of needing skin cancer treatment at some point, exponentially goes up. Yes, we all love the sun, it feels good on our skin, it has the vitamin D that we need and that we...

Let's face it, if you are a golfer, you've probably been one for many years, so skin cancer screening should be number one in your book of sun/skin protection factors. Chances are, if you haven't been taking notice of your skin after golfing, the effects...

Nobody wants to hear the word melanoma, much less hear it in regards to themselves, but skin cancer treatment has come a long way. You have questions and fears, worries and guilt, but it's time to stop, take a breath and realize that there are...

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...