Do you have a skin cancer and wonder if Mohs surgery is right for you? Mohs surgery was developed by a general surgeon to take care of certain types of skin cancers in cosmetically sensitive areas and recurrent tumors.
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Skin is the largest organ of your body. It functions as the protector of body from the heat, cold, UV radiation, and bacteria as well as regulates our body temperature. As it is very essential for our body, we should take care of our skin’s health and prevent ourselves from cancer.
Basal cell carcinoma is the most common cancer, but it’s also the most easily treatable. Simple procedures that can be done in a doctor’s office are usually sufficient, but there are also measures you can take at home to prevent recurrences.
Actinic keratoses (the plural of actinic keratosis) are those tiny areas of sun-damaged skin that can metamorphose from slightly pink, slightly pink areas of inflammation to full-fledged squamous cell carcinoma, although only over a period of years. Fortunately, you can stop the progression and even reverse this form of skin pre-cancer with the judicious use of antioxidants.