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Cryosurgery Vs. Excisional Surgery: Which is Best for Me?

When it comes to treating skin cancers, there are several treatment options. These include curettage, electrocautery, Mohs, photodynamic therapy, and radiotherapy. In addition to these, two of the more common procedures recommended are cryosurgery or excisional surgery. Each of these methods has its benefits. Let’s break that down for you here. …

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The 4 Types of Skin Cancer You Should Know About

Skin cancer is much more common than you think. In fact, one out of 5 Americans will develop skin cancer by age 70. When detected early, your dermatologist can treat it and remove it entirely. They can even repair scarring through cosmetic reconstruction. But, before you can even begin healing, you have to know what …

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Why Female Skin Cancer Is on the Rise

The season has only just changed and already we are on the tail end of another warm summer. It feels like only yesterday that we were reminding ourselves to wear sunscreen, cover up, put on a hat, and track those spots. As the trees start to shed their leaves, we too will begin to shed …

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How Dermatologists Can Help with Cancer Treatment Side Effects

A variety of new cancer-fighting drugs have been developed in the last several years that target specific areas of the body. Even though they are helping cancer patients fight the battle, they also can create unwanted side effects that can damage skin, nails, and hair. The benefits typically outweigh these side effects, but these ailments …

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Understanding Mohs Surgery

Ok, so your dermatologist says you have a skin cancer and it needs to be removed. Don’t freak out. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, it’s the most common type of cancer in the United States. In fact, 1 in 5 people are likely to get it in their lifetime. Because it is so …

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Skin Mole Mapping: How to Check and Track Your Spots

Before you know it, the cool spring air will give way to hot summer sun. Getting your summer body ready means more than hitting the gym a few more times a week (or at all). While you’re thinking about fitting into that swim suit, it’s a good time to check your body for moles and …

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ISDIN Eryfotona Actinica SPF 50+ is a fan favorite here at The Derm Group! …

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Washington Township Skin Cancer Screening

A special thank you to our very own Casey Croes, PA-C, for volunteering her morning to the Washington Township Skin Cancer Screening on October 24th!  In an effort to aid patients with early detection and treatment of any skin cancers, our staff volunteers at several Cancer Screenings throughout the year.  Casey visited the Washington Township Senior …

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Belmar Skin Cancer Screening

Our goal at The Derm Group is simple: Early detection and treatment of all skin cancers.  To aid us in achieving our goal, out providers often volunteer at local events where we can offer skin cancer screenings. David Davidson, PA-C recently conducted a skin cancer screening at Belmar Beach in conjunction with CentraSate Healthcare System.  …

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