Schweiger Dermatology Group
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Schweiger Dermatology Group - Broadway
1727 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
Call: 212-203-0908
Manhattan Center for Dermatology


Category Archive for 'Cancer'

Mohs skin cancer surgery is an effective and less disfiguring technique to completely remove skin cancers. At first, this surgery was used to remove squamous and basal cell skin cancers, but studies have shown it to be effective in eradicating the more dangerous melanoma as well. What Happens In Mohs Surgery? During Mohs surgery, the […]

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What Is Blue Light Therapy? Blue light therapy is also known as photodynamic therapy. More dermatologists are using it to help ward off skin cancer in patients who suffer from actinic keratoses. Actinic keratoses are also known as solar keratoses. They are scaly raised bumps that developed in sun-exposed areas, such as the lips, hands, […]

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Mohs micrographic surgery is designed to  remove basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas, the most common types of skin cancer. While you may not be familar with it, the reality is that Mohs is not a new treatment for skin cancer. It is a time-tested procedure developed in the 1930s, and is recognized as having the […]

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In a perfect world, no one would ever have to worry about coming down with any kind of serious illness. Unfortunately, we do not live in such a world, and at some point during their lifetimes everyone will have to face of ravages of one disease or another. Even though this may be the case, […]

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Mohs micrographic surgery pays tribute to the fact that a skin cancer diagnosis is not the end of the road. Developed in the 1930s by Dr. Frederick Mohs and continually improved over the years, it is now the definitive treatment for basal and squamous cell carcinomas. Many instances in the scientific literature state that primary […]

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Learning that you or a loved one have skin cancer is very troubling news. However, the good news is that several treatments are available that increase the chances of beating it. You will want to talk to the doctor about these options, especially if it seems as though you’ve exhausted the alternatives. NYC skin cancer […]

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When it comes to skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma, or BCC is the one most people are at risk of getting. Fortunately, it is easy to detect early. Early detection means that the skin cancer can be treated and eradicated before it has a chance to spread. Here are some warning signs of basal cell […]

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Summer is almost here, and it’s time to start planning to protect yourself against skin cancer. Although no one likes to think about the possibility of getting cancer, it’s much better to prevent it than it is to treat it. Follow these important sun safety tips. Tip #1 – Check the Clock Enjoy time outdoors […]

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If you’ve been to see a dermatologist and you’ve been diagnosed with a type of skin cancer, chances are good that you’re feeling scared and worried about the future. Especially with early detection, most cases of skin cancer have a very high recovery rate unless the cancer has spread to other parts of the body. […]

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Skin cancer is one of the most unexpected forms of cancer because it can attack people of all ages, genders, races, and often goes undetected for a long time. While precautions can be taken to avoid skin cancer, there is no fool-proof method of complete protection. Even children are at risk. When caught in the […]

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