What is the best basal cell carcinoma treatment?

If you’re worried about getting skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma is the one you want to watch out for. Basal cell carcinoma occurs in about 8 out of 10 people diagnosed with a nonmelanoma growth, according to the American Cancer Society. Basal cell carcinoma, like its counterpart squamous cell carcinoma, may sound a little scary… Read more »

What is the best treatment for squamous cell carcinoma?

With flowers in bloom and the sun climbing higher in the sky, May marks the time of year for returning to yard work, outdoor sports, and fun in the sun. You may be ready to shed those extra layers and bare some skin. But warmer weather also brings an increased risk of UV radiation exposure,… Read more »

Skin Cancer Facts With Dr. Connolly

Skin Cancer Facts With Dr. Connolly If you’ve been layered up in heavy clothes all winter, you may not think to give your skin a good scan. Or maybe you have, and you’ve noticed a warty growth that is big, ugly and bleeds when you pick it. Take a deep breath and relax, says Dr.… Read more »

Rock Your Ginger Gene And Know Your Skin Cancer Risk

With eye-popping ginger locks and freckles, redheads with the ginger gene stand out from the crowd in a good way. But did you know that people with fair skin, freckles, and red hair have an increased risk for skin cancer? If this describes you, you can thank your genetics and a type of gene mutation… Read more »

IMPORTANCE OF SUNSCREEN – EVEN THROUGH THE WINTER

Many people think that sunscreen is only important during the summer months. However, wearing sunscreen is just as important during the winter as it is during the summer. There are several ways you will be able to benefit by wearing sunscreen during the cold months that will keep you skin beautiful and healthy year round.… Read more »

When is a Spot More than a Cosmetic Concern?

Many people have skin spots that they don’t like. These spots could be a mole on the face, a birthmark on the body, or something more worrisome, like skin cancer, or a pre-cancerous growth. These may be new or irregular growths. During this crisis, it can be hard for patients to know what to do… Read more »