Skin Cancer Treatment
- Early Detection: Emphasis on routine skin cancer screenings for early detection and intervention.
- Biopsy Procedures: Diagnostic skin biopsies to accurately identify the type and extent of skin cancer.
- Mohs Micrographic Surgery: Highly precise surgical technique for removing skin cancer, minimizing damage to healthy tissue, and maximizing the chances of complete eradication.
- Excisional Surgery: Surgical removal of the cancerous lesion with a margin of healthy tissue, ensuring comprehensive treatment.
- Cryotherapy: Freezing techniques to treat certain types of skin cancer, particularly precancerous lesions and superficial tumors.
- Radiation Therapy: Targeted radiation to eliminate cancer cells, often used when surgery is not feasible or for specific cancer types.
- Topical Medications: Application of prescription creams or ointments to treat superficial skin cancers or precancerous lesions.
- Post-Treatment Surveillance: Regular follow-up appointments and ongoing monitoring to detect any signs of recurrence or new skin cancers.
- Patient Education: Providing comprehensive information on sun protection, early detection, and lifestyle changes to reduce the risk of skin cancer development.