If you have a history of skin cancer, your doctor may recommend yearly checkups with a dermatologist for a head-to-toe examination. If you find irregular areas during regular self-exams, be sure to bring this to your physician’s attention to receive a diagnosis. They may order a skin biopsy or imaging tests, such as X-rays or CT scans, to diagnose skin cancer and determine the severity of the disease.
Treatment & Surgery
Treatments for skin cancer, including melanoma and carcinoma, includes:
- Radiation therapy