Squamous Cell Carcinoma + Mohs Surgery Q&A

Ask a doctor

Narrow 64 questions by:

Sort by:
  • Most visited
  • Recent
  • Answers

Best Way to Remove Squamous Cells on Chest?

I just received the biopsy report on 3 areas from my chest. The locations are: 1 at the top of my cleavage, 1 to the left center of my cleavage and 1... READ MORE

I Have Squamous Cell Carcinoma in SITU on the Tip of my Nose. MOHS or Other Procedure?

I have squamos cell carcinoma in SITU on the tip of my nose and the doctor wants me to have MOHS. I am afraid of MOHS and was wondering if there is... READ MORE

Wound Not Healing After MOHS Surgery on Top of Head

One month now and the wound (quarter size) to remove a squamous cell from the top of my husbands head will not stop oozing and is healing very very... READ MORE

Post-op Expectations After Squamous Cell Lip Mohs Surgery?

I had mohs surgery 1 week ago and plastic re-constructive surgery followed.It was for my upper lip which was diagnosed as malignant squamous cell... READ MORE

I Am Told to Wait 8 Weeks After Biopsy for Squamous Removal from my Lower Leg. Is This Really Wise?

I learned today it is squamous cell on my lower leg close to my shin and to wait until the first wound heals 7-8 weeks before surgery to cut out the... READ MORE

I'm an Elementary School Teacher and Was Wondering What the Bandaging Will Look Like After Mohs Surgery?

I'm an elementary teacher and was wondering what the bandaging will look like after Mohs surgery for my SCC of my upper lip and how long should it be... READ MORE

Mohs Procedure on Scalp for Squamous?

I had the Mohs procedure done on the top of my head for scquamous cell about a week ago, I am still very light headed & feel like when I walk or... READ MORE

Is Sentinel Node Biopsy Needed for Squamous Cell Carcinoma?

My dad had 6mm by 6mm lesion on forehead two months ago. It was diagnosed as squamous cell carcinoma (biopsy was done; pathology report said it was... READ MORE

Will I ever heal from this surgery? (Photo)

I look hideous after Mohs surgery on my nose for squamous cell carcinoma on my nose. Does this look like it will ever heal? He did three cuts and then... READ MORE

Does my nose appear to be healing properly or would you return to have it looked at if it were you? (Photo)

I had MOHS surgery performed on my nose 10 days ago to remove a squamous cell lesion. It was in situ and the doctor said he was able to remove it in... READ MORE

I had squamous cell carcinoma on my head and had to have it removed. Can the hole increase or spread as I get older? (photo)

Why was there not a mess netting placed to cover the large hole in my head and will or can the hole increase or spread as I get older (I am 52 now) my... READ MORE

I Have Had Scc on Lower Eyelid for 5-6 Yrs. It's Grown Deep, What Can I Expect From the Mohs Scar?

I've had scc on lower eyelid for 5-6 yrs. I'm concerned about how deep the cancer has grown and I can see a difference in the size across the... READ MORE

Split skin thickness graft lower leg 2 yrs ago not completely healed?

I had a split skin thickness graft to a venous ulcer on my lower leg which was later diagnosed as squamous cell, so I had the graft, went well, but it... READ MORE

I have a squamous cell cancer on my cheek.....nothing shows on the outside. Is Mohs the best way to go?

My doctor wants to do the surgery right away to take advantage of the insurance coverage........Is he just pushing for the business ? How do I check... READ MORE

I have squamous cell cancer scheduled for January 24, 2014. I am wondering if I should have someone else remove it sooner?

I have squamous cell cancer on my upper back/neck. this was found by my dermatologist last Friday after a routine visit. I had melanoma on my lower... READ MORE

How long after finding squamous on my nose can I wait to have surgery?

I'm having MOHS surgery on 7/10 but found out on 5/22 for squamous on side of nose Is that too late? They have nothing sooner. READ MORE

How Soon After Surgery for a Squamous Cell Cancer on the Scalp Should Radiation Be Started?

Mohs showed clear margins and sentinel node biopsy was negative. Squamous was a spindle cell and wound was closed with a skin graft. READ MORE

What are alternatives to MOHs esp for a patient with multiple lesions as a result of radiation therapy for acne? (photo)

In 3 years I have had multiple biopsies, 9 of which have been positive for Basel cell ca; one infiltrative, one wth squamous implications. At this... READ MORE

No matching results