Like breast cancer, melanoma is potentially life-threatening, but treatments continue to advance. Unfortunately, breast cancer and melanoma are related, with research showing that having one increases the risk of developing the other. It’s called a bi-directional link.
Florida skin cancer risks are high, where year-round sunshine means plenty of outdoor activities. It’s not just time at the beach or pools we have to worry about; fishing, golfing, tennis, gardening, walking and running all offer healthy – or potentially unhealthy – doses of sunshine and its harmful ultraviolet rays.
Mohs surgery is a delicate, intricate, highly effective treatment for skin cancer. While many physicians may perform Mohs surgery, board certification is not required. If you are interested in treatment of your skin cancer through Mohs surgery, how do you choose a qualified doctor?