What Are Those Scaly Brown Spots?

Written by Dr. Paul M. Graham One of the most common reasons for a visit to the dermatologist is a common benign skin lesion called a seborrheic keratosis. These skin lesions may cause a significant amount of anxiety due to the dark and irregular appearance. The good news is that these lesions are completely benign … Continue reading What Are Those Scaly Brown Spots?

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The Most Common Types of Skin Cancer

Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO Edited by Paul M. Graham, DO There is an increasing incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC), which include basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Surprisingly, it is estimated that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime. Basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas are most commonly found on sun-exposed … Continue reading The Most Common Types of Skin Cancer

The Most Common Types of Skin Cancer

Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO Edited by Paul M. Graham, DO There is an increasing incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC), which include basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Surprisingly, it is estimated that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime. Basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas are most commonly … Continue reading The Most Common Types of Skin Cancer

Actinic Keratosis: The Basics of Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions

Sara Wilchowski, PA-C & Paul M. Graham, DO Skin cancer affects nearly 3.3 million individuals each year in the United States. In fact, 1 in 5 people will develop skin cancer during their lifetime. With each additional year, there are more new cases of skin cancer than the combined incidence of breast, prostate, lung, and … Continue reading Actinic Keratosis: The Basics of Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions

Mohs Micrographic Surgery: A Marvel in Dermatology

Paul M. Graham, D.O. Mohs micrographic surgery provides a highly specialized and effective treatment option in patients with qualifying skin cancers, with a cure rate of 97-99%.

Heliocare: A Sun Protection Pill

Katie Wang DO, Paul M. Graham DO As summer heat affects much of the country in full force, the importance of sunscreen and proper sun-protective behaviors are clear. However, is there more than just applying sunscreen that we can do to shield our skin from the sun? In recent years, the oral supplementation of a plant-derived antioxidant has … Continue reading Heliocare: A Sun Protection Pill

The Dangers of Black Salve

Bridget E. McIlwee, DO Warning: graphic photographs below. With recent advances in medicine, cure rates for the most common types of skin cancer can exceed 95%.1-4 Despite this, today many patients still resort to the use of ‘alternative skin cancer treatments'. Patients may be attracted to such treatments for their purported natural origins. However, it is … Continue reading The Dangers of Black Salve