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Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer

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Advanced Treatments For Skin Cancers

Excessive exposure to sun along with characteristics such as fair complexion can make one susceptible to skin cancer. Skin cancer is the number one cancer in humans. Some skin cancers can be quite aggressive and challenging to treat. The Dermatology Institute of DuPage Medical Group in Naperville, you'll find physicians with exceptional expertise in treating skin cancer. Because early detection is critical, our dermatologists proactively examine their patients to identity suspicious skin conditions. Typically they will examine the areas that are exposed to the sun including the face, hands, arms and neck. When a skin cancer has been detected, our dermatologists offer the most advanced treatment options. Depending on the type of cancer, treatments may include chemotherapy, radiation or surgery. Our dermatologists will develop a customized treatment plan for each patient. They will also provide support every step of the way. They educate their patients on their skin condition along with the treatments available and offer guidance to help keep their skin healthy in the years ahead.

Mohs Surgery

 

When appropriate, Mohs Surgery allows for the immediate and complete microscopic examination and elimination of certain skin cancers. Our dermatologists are at the forefront of this procedure which yields the highest reported cure rate for many facial skin cancers. clinical research Our dermatology department works closely with our clinical research department, to offer extensive clinical trials for a variety of dermatologic conditions. These trials provide patients with access to treatments and medications, often bringing welcome relief from their dermatologic issues.

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