Skin cancer

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Skin Cancer Surgeries

Submitted by Patrick Hatfield on Mon, 02/22/2021 - 12:19 pm

Skin cancer is a very common cancer in the world today and there are several types of surgeries that can be utilized to remove cancerous lesions.  Understanding the options is imperative in having the best outcome possible.  Dermatologists care for thousands of people with skin cancer each year.  The goal is to completely remove the cancer and the surrounding borders, but stil

Skin Discomfort

Submitted by Patrick Hatfield on Tue, 12/15/2020 - 12:07 pm

We often have skin disease that is visually unappealing.  We then have skin disease that is actually painful in nature.  There are some skin conditions that are both ugly and painful, like acne, and there are those that are invisible, but still painful.  Skin disorders that are also painful can add fuel to the fire.

Skin Cancer Warning Signs

Submitted by Patrick Hatfield on Wed, 05/15/2019 - 1:10 am

Your skin is your largest organ in the body.  This organ protects the entire surface of your body and acts as a barrier between you and the world.  When your skin is protected and treated properly it can save you from foreign invaders.  However, if it is exposed to chemicals and excessive sun without sunblock, it can become damaged.  This damage can be repaired if it is caught

How To Use Stick And Spray Sunscreens

Submitted by Patrick Hatfield on Mon, 07/02/2018 - 1:08 pm

The best defense your body has against the suns ultraviolet rays is of course, sunscreen. It is the number one weapon in the war against all skin cancers, including melanoma. Practicing dermatologists associated with the American Academy of Dermatology, strongly advise patients that any sunscreen used is the best sunscreen.

The Value of Mohs Surgery for the Treatment of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers

Submitted by Patrick Hatfield on Thu, 05/24/2018 - 8:08 pm

Mohs micrographic surgery has been performed by dermatologists for 70 years, becoming especially popular in the last 40 years. Mohs surgery was first used for nonmelanoma skin cancers, but today dermatologists use it for various other skin cancers, including melanoma.