Skin Cancer Treatment and Screening

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...

It’s summertime….being outside is part of the program. There are activities galore, most of which involve the outdoors and plenty of sun exposure. There are a number of things that one can do to reduce the damage of the summer sun and the potential for...

Moles, brown spots, and growths on the skin are usually harmless, but not always. It is also important to note that anyone who has greater than 100 moles is at a greater risk of Melanoma. There are ways to help identify possible skin cancer before it...

Skin cancer, much like any form of cancer, may require surgery to remove cancerous growths. Your doctors can surgically remove cancerous and other skin lesions using specialized techniques to preserve your health and your appearance. There are a variety of methods used to treat basal cell, squamous...

Melanoma is the least common but the most deadly skin cancer, accounting for only about 1% of all cases, but the vast majority of skin cancer deaths. It affects about 2 percent of people during their lifetime on average, and rates are going up. Unlike...

Even in today's world, with computers and smartphones, teenagers still manage to spend a lot of time outdoors. Most people receive half of the ultraviolet (UV) rays dose they'll receive in their lifetime by the time they are 20 years old. There seems to be...

The odds of developing skin cancer rises the older you get. By the time people reach the age of 65 there's a very good chance that between 40-50 percent will have experienced at least one skin cancer episode. Older white men are particularly susceptible. Many older...

Dermatology focuses on diagnosing and treating conditions of the skin, hair, and nails. Healthy skin is your best defense against so many other ailments. After all, your skin is your largest organ, covering your entire body. When your immune system is suffering due to stress...

The most common of all cancers is cancer of the skin. Melanoma, a form of skin cancer, accounts for a small percentage of overall cases, less than 2%, yet it is the cause of a large majority of skin cancer deaths each year. According to the...

Most often, when you think of a dermatologist appointment, it will be to treat a skin condition such as acne or to schedule a skin cancer screening. But, did you know there are many other procedures and techniques that board certified dermatologists offer? The term 'cosmetic...