It is understandable that when a person is diagnosed with skin cancer, they feel nervous. They’re worried because their skin cancer diagnosis could have serious life-altering repercussions down the road. Thankfully, there are effective skin cancer treatment options available at our office in Mason.
One positive thing about squamous cell carcinomas is that when they are detected early and when their removal is prompt, there is a high chance of minimal damage being incurred, and they are almost always curable. However, if prompt action is not taken, these skins cancer cells do have the ability to affect underlying skin tissues. This can leave a person disfigured and lead to more serious health issues.
In a small percentage of cases, skin cancer cells can even reach the point where they begin to affect lymph nodes and other tissues. This is where skin cancer can start to become fatal. For this reason, it is imperative that people get proper skin cancer screenings, that they watch any spots on their skin or any moles, and that they take immediate action if they feel that there is a chance of them developing skin cancer.
If a person has already been diagnosed with skin cancer, there are outpatient skin cancer treatment options that are available that produce positive results. Since the surgical procedures that may be used are minimal, discomfort is minimal.
The benefits of skin cancer treatment at our office in Mason is that we preserve the maximum amount of healthy skin tissue, resulting in the least amount of skin damage. After the treatment, some minor reconstruction may be needed in order to improve the appearance of the treated area. However, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that the skin cancer is gone.
The skin cancer treatment option used is going to depend in part on the wishes of the patient, as well as what the doctor feels is in the patient’s long-term best interest. You can learn more during a consultation at Dermatology & Skincare Associates in Mason. Contact us today to book your appointment.