Skin Cancer Care at Swedish Medical Center, Denver, Colorado
Diagnosis and Treatment of Melanoma, Basal Cell Carcinoma & Squamous Cell Carcinoma
One out of seven people in the U.S. will develop some form of skin cancer. One serious sunburn can increase the risk by as much as 50 percent.
The Skin Cancer Center at Swedish treats patients with skin cancer using an aggressive, multidisciplinary, team approach. The physicians use the most advanced diagnostic, surgical and treatment approaches available. The Swedish difference is care coordination.
Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Unique to the Skin Cancer Center at Swedish is are expertise in using Mohs Micrographic Surgery (Mohs) to treat Basal Cell Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma. This advanced procedure offers patients the highest potential for recovery. Mohs is the most exact and precise method of skin tumor removal that minimizes the chance of regrowth and lessens the potential for scarring or disfigurement.
Only highly skilled dermatologists with special training can perform this procedure. Swedish is fortunate to have three Mohs surgeons on staff.