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You have been diagnosed with mohs skin cancer, now what? This video will walk you through the steps of having mohs skin cancer surgery and what to expect.
Written by, Margaret Kontras Sutton, M.D. Researchers in Australia have discovered that oral supplementation using niacinamide, Vitamin B3, may help in reducing the number of skin cancers in certain at risk patients. They found that after using niacinamide for the 12 months of the study, patients developed 23% fewer nonmelanona skin cancers (basal cell carcinomas … Continue reading
Leigh Sutton, M.D. discusses Basal Cell Carcinoma including the risk factors and treatment options.
Written by Sarah Minarick, PA-C May is Melanoma Awareness Month! In light of this, I would like to share some Melanoma statistics that highlight why early skin cancer detection is important. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation: An estimated 87,110 new cases of invasive melanoma will be diagnosed in the U.S. in 2017 Melanoma accounts … Continue reading
Written by Margaret Kontras Sutton, M.D. Skin cancer warning signs are often ignored by the male population. Here are some alarming facts confirming this: —The most common location for melanoma in men is the back, —Melanomas in men tend to be more advanced at the time of diagnosis, —Men are less likely to notice when … Continue reading
By Leigh Sutton, M.D. / board certified dermatologist The most common type of skin cancer is the basal cell carcinoma with over 5 million cases a year treated in the United States alone. As this tumor usually occurs in sun exposed areas it would make sense that many times important areas such as the nose, … Continue reading
I glance over at my 5-year-old happily wrapped up in a Lego fantasy world and feel the familiar burn of tears behind my eyes. My dad will never see this. Blake will never meet the man so pivotal in shaping who I am and how I parent. Melanoma stole that from us. My dad wasn’t … Continue reading
– Margaret Kontras Sutton, M.D. I pray that none of you will ever receive that phone call. That phone call where your doctor is at the other end of the phone and says “You have cancer.” Unfortunately, as a physician I have had to make some phone calls like that and I can only … Continue reading