Learning that you have melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, can be frightening. Even though melanoma is highly treatable when diagnosed early, your life after melanoma diagnosis might be very different depending on how serious your melanoma is. Luckily, there are several ways to deal with a melanoma diagnosis and handle the changesRead More
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Melanoma Diagnosis: How to Overcome Melanoma
While considered the most dangerous among the common types of skin cancer, melanoma is highly curable especially when caught early. Central to overcoming the deadly condition are vigilance (monitoring your skin for suspicious changes) and working with a highly skilled dermatologist – like our very own Dr. Theodore John (T.J.) Giuffrida here at Dermatology &Read More
How is Skin Cancer Diagnosed Early?
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. One out of every five people aged 70 in the United States will experience skin cancer. The good news is that many skin malignancies, including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma, can be treated successfully if detected early. Identifying skinRead More
What to Expect from Mohs Surgery
If you are diagnosed with skin cancer, you want the most effective and advanced treatment offering the highest potential for cure. That optimal treatment option is Mohs micrographic surgery. Developed by Frederic Mohs, M.D. in the 1930s and modified over the decades, Mohs surgery is a precise method of tumor removal. It strives to eliminateRead More