The Skin Cancer Foundation Journal

MAY 2014

The 2012 edition of The Skin Cancer Foundation Journal features medically reviewed, reader-friendly articles such as tanning, the increasing incidence of skin cancer diagnoses among young women, & the prevalence of melanoma among white males over 50.

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S K I N C A N C E R F O U N D A T I O N J O U R N A L 60 Health E. Eugene Bain III, MD, John A. Carucci MD, PhD, and Elizabeth K. Hale, MD SKIN CANCER TREATMENT: THE OPTIONS eceiving the diagnosis of skin cancer creates myriad questions for a patient. With the incidence of skin cancer on the rise, a basic familiarity with some of the treatment options available can ameliorate an otherwise overwhelming biopsy result. While surgical removal of skin cancers represents an often employed and still valuable treatment strategy, there are many additional treatment options available to patients. Your dermatolo - gist can assist you in determining which options are best suited for your particular skin cancer.

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