Skin Cancer Screenings


Skin Cancer Treatment in San Antonio, TX

Why Should I Get a Skin Screening Exam?

Skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in the United States, with over 1,000,000 cases diagnosed each year. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Fortunately, it is one of the most treatable forms of cancer.

There are three main types of diagnoses—Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Malignant Melanoma. Early detection and intervention is crucial to preventing the cancer from spreading, so it’s important to know what to look for and to seek professional help if you suspect a problem area.

Your Risk Factors:

  • Multiple or atypical moles
  • Severe sunburns as a child
  • Family history
  • Unprotected and or excessive UV exposure
  • Fair complexion

Signs and Symptoms of Skin Cancer:

  • Any changes on the skin, especially the change in size, shape or color of a mole
  • Scaliness, oozing, bleeding or a change in the appearance of a bump or nodule
  • Darkly pigmented growths
  • The spread of pigmentation beyond its border
  • A change in sensation, itchiness, tenderness or pain on the skin
Specialist doing cosmetic surgery on the patient

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