Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer for women and women. At Guthrie, our specialists recommend regular skin cancer screenings. We offer regular skin cancer screenings in multiple locations in the twin tiers region of New York and Pennsylvania. Our dermatology clinics are offered at:
If you are diagnosed with skin cancer, Guthrie can help. Our experts in oncology work closely with dermatology and plastic and reconstructive surgery to determine the best treatment plan for you based on the skin cancer type and stage, location and size. Our goal is to remove all cancerous tissue with minimal cosmetic side effects.
Our skin cancer experts provide treatment options including:
- Excisional surgery, to cut out the cancerous tissue and some surrounding healthy skin
- Freezing and removal.
- Photodynamic therapy to destroy cancer cells using light.
- Radiation therapy.