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Is Mohs Surgery Just For The Face?

Of all cancers that affect millions each year, skin cancer is the most common type, by far. Within skin cancer itself, two types account for nearly all skin cancer cases, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. Especially with recent advancements in medical technology, early detection and treatment can lead to a nearly 100% success […]

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2022
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Mohs Microscopic Reconstructive Surgery

Early diagnosis and treatment of melanoma can rectify many cancer cases. Looking the other way only leads to more serious conditions spreading to and reaching your lymph nodes and other body organs. Melanoma treatment is conditioned on the stage and size of the cancer tumor. The success of Mohs surgery relies on an accurate assessment […]

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2022
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What Are the Advantages of Mohs Surgery?

Mohs surgery is a procedure designed to help with the treatment of skin cancer. Named after Frederic E. Mohs, the founder and creator of the procedure, a dermatologist performs the Mohs surgery. The surgeon removes the visible portion of the cancer and some of the surrounding skin, then divides the tissue into color-coded sections that indicate which […]

  • Posted on: May 15 2022
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Virtual Mohs Consultations Can Support Optimal Patient Outcomes

The COVID-19 pandemic brought about changes we could never foresee. Across all fields of medicine, providers had to get creative about their approach to various services. While the world focused on how to understand, treat, and slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, doctors had to develop viable methods of providing new and existing patients […]


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Registration is Now Open for the 2022 Annual Meeting: Focus on Skin Cancer

Dermatologists are tasked with the job of diagnosing and treating skin conditions. That’s the way some may see it. The way we see it is that a dermatologist can significantly contribute to their patients’ sense of well-being by taking care with their consultation and examination processes. This is especially true when patients are seeking skin […]


Keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma of the skin on the back of an elderly person

Why Consider Mohs Surgery for Basal Cell Carcinoma

Statistics in skin cancer reveal that basal cell carcinoma is the most predominant form of this disease. It is the role of the dermatologist to alert patients to their risks and to educate them in prevention and awareness of suspicious growths. Additionally, a dermatologist wants to provide the utmost care to patients who are diagnosed […]

  • Posted on: Feb 14 2022
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Are You (or Your Doctor) Using Dermoscopy in Skin Cancer Screenings?

Approximately one-third of the cancer diagnoses that are made each year are some form of skin cancer. It is no secret in the medical community that skin cancer is the leading form of cancer in the United States. This knowledge is an incentive for every practitioner who performs skin cancer screenings to do so with […]


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Are Virtual Skin Cancer Screenings the New Norm?

Telehealth has become much more common in the past 18 months. Initially, doctors began offering virtual visits to patients to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The practice has continued largely because both doctors and their patients have learned that it is more convenient and, with due diligence, does not diminish the effectiveness of the care […]


New Skin Cancer Diagnoses Deserve to Include Talk of Mohs Surgery

Any person or loved one of someone diagnosed with skin cancer is bound to have many questions. At first, it can be difficult to take in all of the information provided by a doctor, which could, in some cases, impede the consideration of various treatment options. Mohs trained dermatologists are excellent resources for patients, knowing […]



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