Category Archives: Skin Cancer

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Tricks of the Trade

It’s interesting that, even with mounds of evidence that confirms the health hazards of UV exposure, we are still routinely seeing patients enter dermatology offices with glowing, sun-kissed skin. To some health professionals, this is a maddening dance; the one in which we take a forward step toward skin cancer prevention and our patients simultaneously […]

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Erring on the Side of Caution

Skin cancer is winning in the polls, holding the distinct #1 spot as the most common form of cancer. This is not a win whatsoever. Men and women of all ages are typically blindsided when a biopsy confirms any stage of skin cancer – or any type. On our end, we know the up-side, which […]

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The Shapeshifting Nature of Skin Cancer

Shapeshifting is a magical characteristic referred to throughout ancient folklore. The term describes the ability of a person to metamorphosis into something else. In today’s terms, we may refer to shapeshifting casually to illustrate a point about a certain person or, in the case of this blog, a condition. Here, we want to point out […]

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Sunscreen and Skin Type

One of the basic aspects of dermatologic care is educating patients regarding sun protection. Discernment is crucial for the physician who is committed to the highest quality of care, and this can mean spending a lot of time educating ourselves about sunscreen use. In many cases, we rely on the fundamentals such as “use a […]

Bringing Closure to Skin Cancer

Patients who even suspect a skin cancer diagnosis will be handed to them are in a state of anxiety the moment their skin cancer screening begins. What they want, long before they have the ability to articulate it, is closure. Now, when we say closure, we mean they want to put this whole, messy situation […]

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