How Is Skin Cancer Treated Through Surgery?

When skin cancer is diagnosed, the first step of treatment is removing the primary lesion. For many people, this step is sufficient to treat their cancer. Dermatologists use different surgical techniques to remove cancerous lesions depending on the lesions’ placement and the type of cancer detected. Your dermatologist will lay out your treatment options and give you the information you need to make an informed decision about your treatment. Here are three types of surgery that can be used to treat skin cancer: