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Category: Skin Cancer

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Reconstructive Surgery After Skin Cancer Removal

Edited by Katharine Ball, MD

Here at California Skin Institute, we specialize in Mohs micrographic surgery — the gold standard for skin cancer treatment. Mohs surgery has become popular for treating skin cancer cancer in cosmetically sensitive more

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Skin Cancer Awareness PSA

Skin cancer preventative care is vital for skin health year round, even for those with skin that does not burn easily or those without a history of skin cancer. No matter your skin type or skin concern, more

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The 3 Ps of California Summer Sun Care for Your Skin

California women get praise in pop songs for their tans. “The West Coast has the sunshine and the girls all get so tan,” the Beach Boys famously sang in their 60s song, “California Girls.” About 40 years later, more

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Sunscreen News You Can Use Right Now

Think you’ll never get skin cancer? Think again—please. This year’s Skin Cancer Awareness Month comes on the heels of an ominous new prediction from the Journal of the American Medical Association.  A meta-analysis, which involves crunching a lot more

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Removing Moles is Not DIY — Here’s Why

During the pandemic, you—like many people—are probably trying out new things. That’s great! However, playing dermatologist should not be one of them. We have read with alarm that some people are attempting to remove moles, warts and other more

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5 Things You Should Know About Skin Cancer Screenings

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. That means it’s time to schedule a skin cancer screening with one of our California Skin Institute board-certified dermatologists. Here are 5 things we would like you to know about skin cancer screenings: more