Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Experts estimate that more than two million people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year. Because of our active, outdoor lifestyle at high altitude, Coloradans are at a higher risk than those at lower altitudes.
The good news is that skin cancer often is treated successfully when caught early. Learn what you need to know about skin cancer.
Diagnosis and Treatment for Melanoma, Basal Cell Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma
The skin cancer experts at Sky Ridge Medical Center in south metro Denver are highly experienced and use the latest techniques to diagnose and treat all types of skin cancer. In addition, our team uses a multidisciplinary, coordinated approach to cancer care.
Learn more about the types of skin cancer:
- Basal Cell Carcinoma
- Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Mohs Micrographic Surgery to Treat Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Sky Ridge Medical Center offers the advanced, exceptionally precise Mohs Micrographic Surgery. The procedure is performed by our specially trained Mohs surgeon and boasts very high cure rates (95-99 percent), low rates of recurrence and minimal scarring/damage to healthy tissue. Find out if Mohs Micrographic Surgery is right for you.