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.
Leigha Shilhanek, NP of Affiliated Dermatology shares the many things that you can do to detect and protect against skin cancer with Susan Casper of ABC15’s Sonoran Living.
The Friday before Memorial Day is designated “Don’t Fry Day” by the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention.
Skin cancer is now the most common of all cancers and accounts for nearly half of all cancers in the United States. Affiliated Dermatology is now using a new technology to help treat patients effectively, without going under the knife.
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.