May is National Skin Cancer & Melanoma Awareness Month and, with more than 300 days of sunshine annually, Arizonans are exposed to more UV rays than most Americans. Oftentimes, people go about their fun in the sun lives without acknowledging the high risk that the sun inflicts on the skin, so get the facts on skin cancer prevention and treatment to help protect yourself against skin cancer. But first, let’s get to the bottom of what is skin cancer?
By delivering a precise and calibrated dose of radiation that penetrates just below the skin’s surface, Superficial Radiation Therapy safely and effectively destroys malignant non-melanoma skin cancer cells.
With a 95% cure rate, Superficial Radiation Therapy delivers x-ray energy directly and precisely to skin cancer without surgery, downtime or affecting nearby tissue.