Although skin cancer is common, a diagnosis can be frightening. Remember, at the Cancer Institute, you’re never alone. You will find treatment that is:
Fortunately, most skin cancers respond well to treatment. In fact, many basal and squamous cell cancers are very treatable. The Cancer Institute specializes in Mohs micrographic surgery, a noninvasive technique that has the highest cure rate for certain skin cancers.
Melanoma is a more aggressive form of skin cancer that can be life-threatening if left untreated. Our pathologists are skilled in melanoma detection. They are adept at staging and tracking its growth. This level of precision helps your team tailor a treatment option just right for you.
The Mohs surgery technique combines surgical removal of cancer with immediate, microscopic examination of the tissue. This process ensures that the surgeon removes only cancerous skin and preserves healthy skin. We typically use Mohs surgery for basal and squamous cell cancers. This intricate surgery has many advantages, including:
Our highly skilled surgeons utilize the latest techniques and technologies. They collaborate closely with oncologists, dermatologists, and pathologists to determine the best surgical approach for you. Our advanced surgical options include:
If the cancer has spread, we use advanced treatments to stop cancer in its tracks: