Spelling Out Skin Cancer | Advanced Dermatology Blog – Dermatologists in NY and NJ

How do I know it’s cancer?

Keeping track of the changes to your body is an extremely important step in staying healthy. In turn, tracking the changes your skin experiences is important for being proactive about skin cancer. Have you noticed a new mole on your skin, or maybe a mole has gotten bigger? These are things to note and alert your dermatologist of during your visits. The American Academy of Dermatology outlines 5 characteristics to look for when examining moles and growths on your skin. They are known as the ABCDE’s of melanoma

 

Receiving treatment:

Keeping your skin as safe as possible is our mission! All of our physicians and assistants are fully experienced and equipped in detecting and treating skin cancer.

Treatment options include:

  • Freezing
  • X-Ray
  • Scraping
  • Excision
  • Laser
  • Radiotherapy
  • MOHS Surgery