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Southern California provides endless opportunities for fun in the sun: surfing, swimming, skiing, boating, hiking, biking, golfing, and just about anything else you can do outdoors. That’s one reason we all live here, right? Unfortunately, all of this time spent outdoors is inviting another unwelcome guest to come to the party — skin cancer. Since Dr. Malamet uses Mohs surgery to remove skin cancers and also removes moles, both suspicious […]

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Removing Skin Cancer with Mohs Surgery

Skin cancer often occurs in places where you don’t exactly want a big scar…like the cheeks, nose, or forehead. Removing a basal cell carcinoma on the back of a man is a far cry from removing a squamous cell carcinoma on the cheek of a woman. That’s why Dr. Malamet uses Mohs surgery for removal of most skin cancers. What is Mohs surgery? First developed in 1938 by surgeon Frederic […]

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