The American Academy of Dermatology has updated its guidelines for the care and management of primary cutaneous melanoma. The guidelines, released in late October 2018, cover the treatment of primary cutaneous melanoma for all age groups. In this article, we feature the recommendations for surgical management of primary cutaneous melanoma. The authors of the report, led by Susan M. Swetter, M.D., of the Stanford University Medical Center and Cancer Institute, recommend...
Basal cell cancer is the most common form of skin cancer and its incidence is increasing worldwide. As a rule, surgery is the first choice for basal-cell carcinoma. However, for patients with low-risk superficial basal cell carcinomas, non-surgical medical therapy may be appropriate, said Eduardo Nagore, M.D. during a presentation at the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Congress last week in Paris. The author led a discussion about...
The American Academy of Dermatology has updated its guidelines for the care and management of primary cutaneous melanoma. The guidelines, released in late October 2018, cover the treatment of primary cutaneous melanoma for all age groups. In this article, we feature the recommendations for surgical management of primary cutaneous melanoma. The authors of the report, led by Susan M. Swetter, M.D., of the Stanford University Medical Center and Cancer Institute, recommend...
Basal cell cancer is the most common form of skin cancer and its incidence is increasing worldwide. As a rule, surgery is the first...
The American Academy of Dermatology has updated its guidelines for the care and management of primary cutaneous melanoma. The guidelines, released in late October...
Moles or nevi are common to all people. The numbers of moles you have has a lot to do with how much sun you...
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Daniel J Farrugia MD PhD

Dr. Daniel Farrugia is a board-certified surgeon practicing in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.

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Moles, Sun exposure and Skin Cancer

Moles or nevi are common to all people. The numbers of moles you have has a lot to do with how much sun you...

New updated guidelines for management of Melanoma by American Academy of Dermatology

The American Academy of Dermatology has updated its guidelines for the care and management of primary cutaneous melanoma. The guidelines, released in late October...

Welcome to Mole.Care

Welcome to Mole.Care, your dermatology resource for evaluation and management of moles, skin lesions, and skin cancer including surgery and non-surgical options.

Surgery is still best for treatment of basal cell cancer

Basal cell cancer is the most common form of skin cancer and its incidence is increasing worldwide. As a rule, surgery is the first...

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