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Skin Cancer Surgery, known as Mohs Micrographic Surgery, and also known as chemosurgery, was developed in 1938 by Frederic E. Mohs. This surgery is a microscopically controlled surgery used to treat common types of skin cancer.
During the surgery, tissue is removed and examined under a microscope for cancer cells while the patient waits. Using this process, the surgeon can then immediately decide if more tissue removal is required. Mohs surgery allows for the removal of skin cancer while healthy tissue is spared and with a very narrow surgical margin and a high cure rate.
For primary basal cell carcinoma, the most common type of skin cancer, Mohs Micrographic Surgery has been stated to have a cure rate of between 97% and 99.8%. Mohs procedure is also used for squamous cell carcinoma, although it has a lower cure rate.
This surgery is an in-office procedure, and a local anesthetic is used to numb the affected area before the surgery is performed. Mohs micrographic surgery may be used for the removal of skin cancer that:
Skin Cancer Surgery, known as Mohs surgery, can be a more cost-effective method when considering surgical removal of certain skin cancers and separate histopathological analysis. Usually, Mohs surgery is performed for the treatment of skin cancers in the face, hands, feet, and genitals, where tissue preservation is of utmost importance.
As with all surgeries, there are risks o consider, such as:
If you are dealing with skin cancer, Call Us!
Our Dermatology Specialists will meet with you to determine if you are a candidate for Mohs Micrographic Surgery.
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