Nearly 9,500 people are diagnosed with skin cancer in the United States every day, making it the most common form of cancer in the nation.
The team at Mt. Lebanon Dermatology Associates treats these risks with the seriousness they deserve. We have the expertise needed to identify and address skin cancer as quickly as possible. Our dermatology specialists will help design a personal treatment plan that revolves around what’s right for you.
If you’re ready to find peace of mind, request an appointment with us today!
Skin cancer must be detected early and diagnosed accurately in order to maximize your chances of recovery. Our board-certified dermatologists have over 30 years of experience identifying all forms of skin cancer, as well as providing cryosurgery, topical treatments or surgical removal. If you are concerned about a spot on your skin, don’t wait. Request an exam with one of our physicians today.
There are three main forms of skin cancer that commonly affect the human body. These types are as follows:
Absolutely. In fact, we recommend making a skin examination part of your routine health care regimen. Not only does this give you peace of mind, but it could save your life - the sooner skin cancer is detected, the sooner you can begin treatment, significantly improving your chances of eventually being cancer-free. If you have noticed a spot on your skin that gives you cause for concern, here are a few signs of skin cancer to look for and bring up to your dermatologist at your examination:
When basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers are detected early, there are a number of options for non-surgical treatment from your dermatologist, including cryosurgery (liquid nitrogen) and topical treatments. These cancers can also be excised surgically. The team at Mt. Lebanon Dermatology Associates handles each case uniquely, and skin cancer is no exception - after your examination, we will work with you to develop a treatment plan tailored to your specific situation and needs.