Medical Review By: Dr. Ted Schiff Many dermatology practices are staffed with multiple types of providers, including board-certified dermatologists, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners. What exactly is a nurse practitioner, and what are they qualified to do? Unlike a registered nurse (RN), a nurse practitioner can diagnose and manage health conditions. RNs have an associate degree[Read More]
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Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer
Medical Review By: David Herold, MD, MBA Learning you have skin cancer can be a shock. The disease is rarely fatal, but many people worry about the effects treatment could have on their appearance, particularly if they have skin cancer on the face. Scars from skin cancer surgery can be very noticeable and even disfiguring[Read More]
The Surprising Link Between Breast Cancer and Skin Cancer
Medical Review By: Dr. Ted Schiff Anyone who’s had breast cancer or skin cancer should know the unfortunate truth: Having one of these diseases seems to increase the likelihood of developing the other. The risk for getting hit with this double whammy appears to be highest among younger women. And unfortunately, the form of skin[Read More]
What Does Lip Cancer Look Like?
Medical Review By: Thomas Pham, MD Your lips are important for lots of things, including chewing and kissing. While the occasional cold sore or cause of chapped lips is annoying, lip cancer is another story entirely. Lip cancer in its early stages is hard to notice, but that’s when it’s most treatable. By the[Read More]