Diagnosis of skin cancer often begins with close examination of the skin. If an area is found to be suspicious, a small tissue sample will be performed. If skin cancer is detected, further treatment planning will be put into place and may include excision with immediate closure or Moh’s excision. Regardless of the situation, a gentle and skilled approach is used to completely remove cancer and reduce scarring.
Did You Know?
There are two main types of skin cancers: melanoma and keratinocyte. Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer and can be found anywhere on the body. Areas where sun exposure is the greatest are most common, like the face.