While Mohs surgery is often the treatment of choice for skin cancers on the face, there are many other appropriate treatment options for skin cancers on other parts of the body.

Dr. Mann strongly believes that every skin cancer should be evaluated based on its own circumstance and that the treatment plan be tailored to each patient. While some treatments may be appropriate for some patients, it may not be the right one for you. Fortunately, there are many different treatment modalities to choose from and Dr. Mann will recommend the one that is best for each particular circumstance, while providing a combination of high cure rates and good cosmetic results.

Possible treatment modalities include:

  • Mohs Surgery
  • Excision
  • Electrodessication and Curettage
  • Cryosurgery
  • Topical immunotherapy – Aldara, 5-FU
  • Injectable chemotherapy – Bleomycin, 5-FU
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Laser Therapy

Circumstances that effect the selection of the treatment type include:

  • Location and size of the skin cancer
  • Type of skin cancer
  • The histologic growth pattern
  • Health of the patient
  • Age of patient
  • Patient convenience

If you have any questions, please contact us at (615) 266-3376 (DERM).