Category Archives: Skin Cancer

Sun Damage Does Not Look the Same on Every Person’s Skin

We can always benefit from the occasional reminder that sunlight can cause serious dermatologic issues. At the very least, exposure to the ultraviolet radiation in sunlight (and tanning beds) breaks down collagen fibers in the skin. Collagen is what keeps the skin firm and plump. Collagen heals injuries, including discoloration and broken blood vessels. Without […]



Getting a Clear Picture of Skin Cancer

Skin cancer has become a prevalent condition in our country, affecting approximately 1 in 5 people today. Seeing that most cases of skin cancer are preventable, we find this statistic unacceptable. Part of our intent at the American Society for Mohs Surgery is to decrease the instances of extensive damage caused by various types of […]







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Improvements in Dermoscopy can Facilitate Skin Cancer Diagnosis while Minimizing the Need for Biopsy

Dermoscopy offers physicians a low-cost diagnostic technique that aids in the early detection of skin cancers, including melanoma. However, the use of dermoscopy requires specialized training and experience, which not all dermatologists seek. According to statistics, there are parts of the country that are grossly underserved due to the localization of dermoscopic training primarily at […]



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