Melanoma + Mohs Surgery Q&A
I have read pros and cons regarding the proper care for a granulating wound on the upper forehead. A forehead flap procedure covered the large defect... READ MORE
Tests showed a small margin of abnormal tissue but it is very close to the eye. Can the Mohs procedure be used to remove the abnormal tissue left behind? READ MORE
It was a few millimeters in measure flat light brown spot 8 years ago. My recent pathology report read severely atypical junctional melanocytic... READ MORE
The mohs site (about a quarter sized on my right ankle for melanoma) was not closed and it has been two weeks since the surgery. I know pools can be... READ MORE
Following a Mohs procedure to remove a.4 mm melanoma, I received a full thickness skin graft. About one week after my stitches were removed, I was... READ MORE
I had facial surgery called a Flap? on Nov. 6 following removal of a large melanoma near my nose. Size of a large tablespoon. Now I am experiencing a... READ MORE
My doctor said it will be within 4 weeks, is that too long to wait? READ MORE
I had melanoma removed from left hip to butt which is better for healing time and scarring READ MORE
Clipping on 11th of month diagnosis of melanoma on head hairline fingernail size, Mohs surgery scheduled 4th of following month. Too long? READ MORE
I was recently diagnosed with superficial spreading melanoma in situ on my third toe. My dermatologist would like to perform "slow mohs" to remove the... READ MORE
I am 34 female with family history of melanoma numerous sun burns and tanning beds growing up. I have had 5 spots removed all by punch biopsies one... READ MORE
I have a lentigo maligna melanoma breslow thickness 0.5 & Clarke level IV stage 1. Did not get clear margins. Any suggestion?
I have breslow thickness 0.5 and Clark level IV . Dermatologist did not get clear margins so going back for local to get 1cm clear margins. Another... READ MORE
Diagnosis: melanoma in situ on the dorsum of my nose approximately 6 mm but the margins are ill defined. The biopsy path report indicates that the... READ MORE
My question is. If borders are clear by less than one millimeter, is it necessary to go back get wider border or as long as it was clear even by small... READ MORE
I have been diagnosed with melanoma and basal cell carcinoma. I have a rash on my foot. Any suggestions? (photo)
I went to my doctor and it was only one small lump on the side of the right big toe My doctor said it was a wart Now it has spread tremendously. I... READ MORE
I will undergo Mohs for a melanoma (Type 0.38) on 2/19/2015. The surgeon has given me two options: a linear sutured closure or healing by secondary... READ MORE
Melanomas on dor sum needs to be excised. MOHs Dr say with 8mm margins, then goes to pathology , which will determine next steps. Dr says he's not a... READ MORE
Could there be more than BCC such as SCC or melanoma under my skin? Are they going to have to remove the entire raised area?
I've had a bump on my now and now protruding into my cheek for probably almost 2 years. My daughter who's an RN went to an oncology seminar and a... READ MORE
I had ocular melanoma removed. Scar tissue has been the problem not that cancer is gone. What can be done?
My doctor used a ambeotic ring after surgery but it didn't workout. Scar tissue forms so eye doesn't move freely or open all the way.. My eye is... READ MORE