Dr Oz, Mohs Skin Cancer Removal Treatment & Symptoms, Carcinomas

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Dr. Oz Talks About The Mohs Skin Cancer Removal Procedure and Carcinoma Symptoms To Look For

Dr. Oz gave the surprising statistic that there are more cases of skin cancer than colon, prostate, and breast cancer combined! While this is a troubling statistic to hear there are symptoms that you can look for so you can detect troubling changes in your skin that should prompt you to see a physician for treatment.  Dr. Oz also talks with Dr. Justin Piasecki about a breakthrough new procedure to remove skin cancers with a high cure rate.  Also be sure to check out the followup segment when they discuss Sun Protection Laundry Powder and how it can increase your sun protection by simply adding it to your detergent while washing your clothes.

Mohs Skin Cancer Removal Treatment

Dr. Justin Piasecki is the creator of the Mohs Skin Cancer removal method that offers the highest cure rate.. Dr. Piasecki is a board certified plastic surgeon.  The Mohs skin cancer removal procedure is more localized than traditional methods so it leaves smaller wounds to heal with less scarring.

Skin Cancer Symptoms & Changes In Skin To Look Out For

Dr. Justin Piasecki explained to Dr. Oz that it is very important to give yourself self exams to look for peculiar changes in your skin.  He talked about the two most common forms of skin cancer and and the symptoms that we all should be aware of :

Basel Cell Carcinoma – This common form of skin cancer usually appears as a discolored skin patch.  At first it doesn’t look like anything to disconcerting.  You should keep an eye on this patch and if it changes in appearance you should see a doctor to have it checked further.
Squamous Cell Carcinoma – Usually first appears on the face.  This type of skin cancer is fast growing.. At first it looks like a mole that has become ulcerated.  Squamous cell carcinomas can also itch and become painful.Self Skin ExaminationsYou should look for :

  • A sore or lesion whose borders change in shape, size, or color
  • Red itchy patches that change in appearance
  • Open sores that don’t heal

Dr. Piasecki said that if you see any changes to your skin you should make an appointment with your doctor to have a full exam performed.

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