First Lady Dr. Jill Biden Has Mohs Surgery To Remove 2 Skin Cancers

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First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, 71, had Mohs surgery this week, a specialized surgical technique to remove skin cancer for a basal cell carcinoma.  Basal Cell Carcinoma Basal cell carcinoma is the most common type of skin cancer in the United States. Dr. Biden is now just one of the estimated 3.6 million cases of […]

Facial Skin Cancer: Important Areas to Catch Early

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The face is the most common part of the body to develop skin cancer. While skin cancer on the face may sound like bad news, the silver lining is that with excellent surgical techniques and the right wound care, you can treat and recover from facial skin cancer. Fortunately, the face usually heals better than […]

Skin Cancer Surgery: 7 Things to Know About Mohs Surgery

A man with facial skin cancer before Mohs surgery.

Mohs surgery is the gold-standard technique when it comes to skin cancer surgery, especially in key areas like the face. It is the most effective way to treat the most common types of skin cancer including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and some forms of melanoma. Here are 7 things you need to know […]

[Skin Cancer Guide] Types of Skin Cancer & Treatment Options

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Skin cancer is the most common cancer. Every year more people receive a diagnosis of skin cancer than all other cancers combined. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, about 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.  The vast majority of skin cancers are a result of chronic and excessive sun exposure, […]