About Skin Cancer Treatments
If you have spent extensive time in the sun or have a genetic predisposition, it's possible that you could develop skin cancer at some point in your lifetime. Skin cancer sounds intimidating, but when the condition is detected early, it is treatable. At Imperial Dermatology, Dr. Simona Bartos specializes in the latest treatments to eradicate skin cancer, such as melanoma, basal cell carcinoma (BCC), and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Based on your needs, a number of surgical and nonsurgical treatment options can be offered. All of our techniques are safe and effective in treating skin cancer with very high success rates. Please contact our office in Hollywood, FL to book a consultation and learn more about skin cancer treatments.
Skin Cancer Treatments Reviews
"I went to an appointment with Dr. Bartos a month after getting a full body check at my regular dermatologist, who found nothing irregular.To my surprise, she found two cancerous lesions, one on my nose and the other on my leg. After getting a biopsy done, she removed them.I often think how lucky I was to have gotten an appointment with her. I found her to be kind, gentle, and caring, as well as professional and diligent.Now my whole family goes to Dr. Bartos."- M.K. / Yelp / Feb 26, 2023
Skin Cancer Treatment Options
During a dermatology appointment in Hollywood, FL, Dr. Bartos will perform a thorough skin evaluation and a biopsy may be done if an abnormal lesion or mole is detected. If the pathology report shows that cancerous cells are present, Dr. Bartos can offer several surgical and nonsurgical treatment options for skin cancer, including:
- Mohs micrographic surgery
- Surgical excision
- Electrodessication and curettage
- Topical chemotherapy
- Photodynamic therapy (PDT)
- Radiation therapy (referral)
As a fellowship-trained dermoscopist, mole expert, and melanoma expert, Dr. Bartos is uniquely skilled and knowledgeable in the most effective ways to treat skin cancer. She will provide detailed education about your treatment process along with compassionate care every step of the way.
Skin Cancer Treatments FAQ
How successful are most skin cancer treatments?
If caught early, skin cancer is very treatable, with a high success rate of about 90% for the most common types of non-melanoma skin cancers.
Will I have to have surgery if skin cancer is detected?
While excision surgery is the most common treatment for skin cancer, surgery isn't always required. At Imperial Dermatology, Dr. Bartos offers a variety of effective treatments for skin cancer that don't require surgery, including topical chemotherapy, photodynamic therapy, radiation therapy, and more.
What kind of survival rate does skin cancer have?
With early detection and treatment, the survival rate for skin cancer is as high as 93%, according to the American Cancer Society.
If you have a new or abnormal growth, you should seek medical care as soon as you can. The sooner skin cancer is detected, the greater your odds of treatment success. At Imperial Dermatology, Dr. Bartos can analyze your skin and offer effective options for skin cancer removal. Contact our office in Hollywood, FL to schedule an appointment.
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