Skin Cancer

December 5, 2018

How to Protect Yourself from the Winter Sun

When weighing the effects of the sun on our skin, it is easy to focus solely on what we can see and feel. Sunburns, for instance, are immediate, painful, and unsightly; the memories of which become engrained in our minds […]

Skin Cancer
September 5, 2018

3 Great Ways to Prevent Skin Cancer

It wasn’t until the latter half of the 20th century that humans started to understand the magnitude of the sun’s influence on our bodies, particularly regarding the effects of overexposure to ultraviolet radiation in the forms of UVA and UVB. […]

Skin Cancer
April 4, 2018

Why You Shouldn’t Wait Until Summer for a Skin Exam

Every summer, our local and national news broadcasts become peppered with reminders to seek annual skin exams for avoiding and removing skin cancer lesions. Although this advice is sound and should be taken seriously by everyone, it also brings the […]

Skin Cancer
March 14, 2018

Why You Need to Be Diligent About Skin Lesions

It’s not pleasant to think that unwanted skin lesions can grow on our bodies. Even when harmless, they can be unsightly and embarrassing blemishes that affect the way we view and present ourselves to others. Often, as is the case […]

Skin Cancer
June 21, 2017

The Value of a Mohs Surgeon

There are several reasons why a patient would want to visit a dermatologist, from addressing troublesome acne to seeking skin rejuvenation treatments for aged skin. A well-trained and experienced board-certified dermatologist offers his or her patients expert advice on all […]

Skin Cancer
June 7, 2017

Spotting Irregularities in Moles

As the promise of summer approaches, we are once again reminded of the importance of sun protection and yearly skin cancer screenings. Though harmful UV radiation is present throughout the year, the warmer months of summer undoubtedly coax more of […]

Skin Cancer
June 28, 2016

Dr. Fiona Zwald in Dermatology News

Fiona Zwald, M.D. was featured in an article in Dermatology News, a physician only news publication for Dermatologists across the country. She discusses how the hematologic cancer drug, Ruxolitinib, seems to be associated with increase of cases of aggressive non-melanoma […]

Skin Cancer
June 6, 2016

Early Warning Signs of Skin Cancer

Over the past two years, a concerted effort has been made to educate the public about the dangers of skin cancer. As a result, the number of skin cancer cases that have been caught early on has increased drastically. Additionally, […]

Skin Cancer
May 11, 2016

Difficult Skin Cancers: How to approach

Difficult Skin Cancers: How to Approach Skin cancers can become quite tricky to operate on when other factors come into play, such as current medications a patient is on, or even immunosuppressed patients. When presented with these predicaments, it requires […]

Skin Cancer
June 5, 2015

Dear 16 year old me…

Summer is in full force. We will see some of the longest days of sun exposure over the next couple months that we get all year long. With that requires sun protection to prevent skin cancer. What would you tell […]

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