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After Gynecomastia Surgery Why Do I Have A Skin Cancer
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Male breast enlargement is also known as Enlarged male breasts. Gynecomastia, or enlargement of the male breast gland, can be due to hormone, imabalances, medications, age, or genetics. It is a medically treatable condition - see a board-certified plastic surgeon for the different options. These can include liposuction, direct excision of the glandular tissue, and even excision of ...Read more
Do people with bcc skin cancer get good cures after surgery, or is it only a matter of time to a recurrence?
Depends: There are different types of skin cancer. Basal cell carcinoma can be treated with different approaches, some non-surgical. Squamous cell carcinoma usually requires surgery but in some cases radiation can be used. But melanoma, the most aggressive formof skin cancer, will require surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
BCC & SCCA: Basal cells (bcc) and squamous cell (scca) are the two most common skin cancers treated with moh's. As these are the most common types of skin cancer, that works out very well. Moh's surgery is helpful to minimize the size of the defect (yet still effect a cure) in areas where tissue conservation is important, like the face. It is more expensive, however. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why do doctors choose to do surgery when there is a proven skin cancer cure known as curaderm-bec5?
Beware.: Anytime you see "proven cure" attached to a product, you should be suspicious. Curaderm bec5 is an extract of eggplant, and there is no credible evidence that eggplant is an effective treatment for skin cancer, no matter what you've read on the internet. Not only that, but using these "magical" creams only delays effective treatment (such as surgery), once you realize that you've been had. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mohs surgery: The gold standard is mohs micrographic surgery a process by which the tissue can be examined immediately under the microscope to check all margins to ensure that all the skin cancer is removed. Fellowship trained mohs surgeon can be found thru the american college of mohs surgery (acms): http://www.Mohscollege.Org/acms/. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: When removing skin for skin cancer, the skin that is removed needs to be checked ny a pathologist under the microscope to make sure all the cancer is removed. If skin cancer remains, a second surgery is necessary to remove the residual cancer. A second surgery is required about 5% of the time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Would intensive cancer surgery (not skin cancer) be attempted if the person has not been off warfarin for at least 5 days?
Skin is the largest and one of the most complex organs in the body composed of hundreds of different structures. Nearly any of these elements can degenerate into cancer. However the three most common are: basal cell, squamous cell and melanoma which occur in that order and degree of aggressiveness. Although heredity plays a major role, sun exposure and tobacco use & ...Read more
Melanoma iscancer of melanocytes. Melanocytesare cells that produce the dark pigment, melanin, which is responsible for the color of skin. These cells predominantly occur in skin, but are also found in other parts of the body, including the bowel and the eye (see uveal melanoma). Melanoma can originate in any part of the ...Read more
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