John D. Boyer, M.D.

Basal Cell Carcinoma

A case of nodular basal cell carcinoma

Facts & Features
• Most common human cancer
• Will affect 1 in 5 Americans
• Pink or flesh toned growths or non-healing sores
• 85% on head or neck areas
• Locally destructive
• 90-99% cure rate

Types of Skin Cancer

Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Mohs micrographic surgery is the most effective and advanced treatment for skin cancer. It offers the highest potential for cure.

Originally developed in the 1930s, Mohs micrographic surgery has been refined into the most advanced, precise, and effective treatment for a large variety of skin cancer types. Skin cancer often resembles the “tip of the iceberg” with more tumor cells growing downward and outward into the skin like the roots of a tree.