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Mohs Micrographic Surgery: A Marvel in Dermatology

Paul M. Graham, D.O.

According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer worldwide. Non-melanoma skin cancer accounts for approximately 3 million cases in the United States each year with the incidence continuing to climb. 1,189 more words

Sun Protection

Today's Health Headlines

New angina treatment targets a VEIN

Angina is a disease that affects the heart where arteries to the heart spasm and do not conduct blood properly.   123 more words

News

Double Stemcell For Thyroid Cancer

Double Stem cell Despite the overall low mortality rate of thyroid cancer, poorly differentiated thyroid carcinoma and ATC rank among the most deadly of all human cancers. 316 more words

Phytoscience

All skin tones need to watch for melanoma

I just read a discouraging article that notes that patients with darker skin tones have a much worse chance of their melanoma becoming fatal. The article references a study performed by Case Western Reserve University (incidentally close to my hometown in Ohio and a very well respected institution) that found that patients with black skin had the worst survival rates for melanoma. 213 more words

Melanoma

Welcome to AV Dermatology

Since 2008, AV Dermatology has been working with patients to provide the best dermatological care for patients in the Lancaster area. Dr. Jeffrey Gunter’s experience in dermatology is coupled with genuine concern for their patients. 145 more words

AV Dermatology

So, this is why we wear sunscreen, y'all:


Gross, I know. But here’s the good news– I had my follow up with the surgeon today and the pathology showed no further malignancy, yippee! Unfortunately I won’t be able to get my stitches out until the 27th (sad face), but THANKFULLY I have been cleared to perspire (which means RUNNING!!!), just nothing that would cause tension in the area, so no upper body gym work. 222 more words

Running

Phytoscience Double Stem Cell Product For Diabetes

Diabetes group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body’s cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both. 346 more words

Phytoscience