Surgery is often recommended to remove squamous cell lesions, particularly those classified as high risk.
- MOHS surgery- involves excising the visible parts of a squamous cell cancer, then removing successive layers of skin that may contain cancer cells.
- Each layer is examined under a microscope for signs of cancer.
- Successive layers are removed until there are no cancer cells left in the area.
Protecting yourself from the sun & avoiding tanning beds are the 2 best ways to minimize your risk of any type of skin cancer. Apply sunscreen on exposed areas of skin, even on cool or cloudy days
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