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.
Congratulations to Dr. Estrada for her feature in Business Wire on her scientific work in melanoma testing. Read more about the recent study on the future of skin cancer risks in patients.
This October marks the 33rd annual National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Jennifer Garrick says an exam for breast cancer exam should go hand-in-hand with a full-body skin exam for possible signs of melanoma.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and with the attention being focused on detection and prevention, one local dermatologist is hoping the same will go for skin checks.