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Types of Skin Cancer

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Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer. You should be regularly getting your skin checked by a dermatologist or other skin cancer expert in Atlanta on a regular or annual basis.  It’s also important that you’re able to recognize suspicious lumps, bumps, spots, sores, or other marks on your own skin. Doing this will provide you with early diagnosis and greatly improve your chances of getting it cured.

Basal and Squamous Cell Skin Cancer

These types of cancer are the most common and very treatable. Typically, basal and squamous cell skin can are found in areas of the body that are often exposed to the sun, for example, the neck, head, and arms. However, they can occur elsewhere.

Melanoma Skin Cancer

Melanoma is a less common type of skin cancer but is more serious because it’s very likely to grow and spread. Melanoma tumors are usually brown or black in color due to their production of melanin.  However, it’s not uncommon to have pink, tan, or even white melanomas.

Merkel Cell Skin Cancer

Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare type of skin cancer that can spread to other parts of the body.  MCC grows quickly and can be hard to treat, making it one of the most dangerous skin cancers.

Cancer Surgery

When it comes to getting rid of your facial cancer, you’ll want to make sure that you have the right surgeon by your side.  Dr. Stong, our Atlanta facial plastic surgeon, will not only remove all of your skin cancer, but he will also do so while keeping your appearance in mind. Don’t trust just anyone with the outcome of your surgery.  Our team of experts is here for you and excited to give you the best results possible.

Posted on behalf of Kalos Facial Plastic Surgery

371 East Paces Ferry Rd, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30305

Phone: (404) 963-6665

Disclaimer: These Are Actual Results For Patients Of Dr. Benjamin Stong. Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Results Can Vary Between Patients.