The most advanced and effective cancer treatment available, Mohs has the highest cure rate for the most common skin cancers. View video the video on this page.
Mohs surgery is considered one of the most effective techniques for treating many basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) and squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs), the two most common types of skin cancer. Sometimes called Mohs micrographic surgery, the procedure is completed in stages, including lab work, while the patient waits. This allows the removal of all cancerous cells for the highest cure rate while sparing healthy tissue and leaving the smallest possible scar.
Certain types of skin cancer.
Swelling, tenderness and bleeding from the wound site.
Anywhere on the face or body, with the goal to preserve as much healthy tissue as possible.
May require more than one treatment session to achieve full results.
HOW IT IS PERFORMED:
Cancerous tissue removed in layers until only healthy tissue remains.
Avoid medications and supplements that could increase bleeding risk. Topical or local anesthesia administered prior to treatment.
Surgical Excision conducted in a staged process (day procedure).
Eradication of cancer while preserving health tissue.
Healing takes many weeks.