Diagnosis and Treatment of Skin Cancer

It is important to consult your physician as soon as a symptom appears. Early detection helps increase survival rates. Be aware of the moles that are on your body and check them regularly for changes. If a mole starts changing, or another suspicious patch or lump appears on the skin, contact your healthcare provider for further evaluation. Treatment of skin cancer depends on the type and stage. If the cancer has spread to other areas of the body, more aggressive forms of treatment may be needed. Some of the treatment options for skin cancer are: