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Elevating the standards of Skin Cancer Management

Skin Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery Center is Orange County’s premiere skin cancer center, offering patients, physicians, and the community a credible resource for understanding, preventing, and managing skin cancer.

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Patient Case Studies

Monthly Skin Cancer Conference

Monthly Skin Cancer Conference

SCARS Foundation Skin Cancer Conference is attended by a variety of physicians interested in skin cancer management, research, and education.

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Reconstruction Gallery

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Comprehensive skin cancer management facility

Skin Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery Center is Orange County’s premiere skin cancer center, offering patients, physicians, and the community a credible, reliable, and convenient resource for understanding, preventing, and managing skin cancer.

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ON SITE SURGICAL FACILITY

We are a JCAHO (Joint Commission) accredited ambulatory surgery center and a member of the ASCA (Ambulatory Surgery Center Association) with a full staff of board certified surgeons.

We are dedicated to providing our physicians and their patients with a safe environment and the highest quality of care, in a private outpatient setting.

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Collaborative Care for Your Patients

SCARS Center specialists collaborate with referring physicians to establish customized care plans for patients. Primary physicians may refer patients, utilize the facility for combined treatment plans, or present cases at our monthly conference.  

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A TEAM APPROACH TO SKIN CANCER MANAGEMENT

Our acclaimed and experienced skin cancer specialists deliver exceptional care to our patients using a comprehensive team approach.

SCARS Center board certified skin cancer specialists include: dermatologists, dermatopathologists, radiation oncologists, facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons and ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgeons.

 

Together we offer specialized treatment options that range from non-surgical cure such as Photodynamic Therapy, Superficial Radiotherapy, and topical chemotherapy, to Mohs excision in combination with closure and, in many instances, reconstruction by our board and double board certified plastic surgeons. The combination of specialists and treatment options available at SCARS Center provides patients with the convenience and quality of service every person deserves after a skin cancer diagnosis.

MONTHLY SKIN CANCER CONFERENCE

Skin Cancer and Reconstructive Center is home to the SCARS Foundation Monthly Skin Cancer Conference. The CME Accredited conference is hosted monthly for the benefit of our patients, our physicians, and all physicians involved in skin cancer management.

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Non-Surgical Skin Cancer Treatments

 

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Oral Systemic Therapy

 

 

Surgical Skin Cancer Treatments

 

Mohs Micrographic Surgery

 

Excision with Frozen Section

 

Sentinel Node Biopsy

Latest Skin Cancer Articles

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DNA Molecular Testing and Personalized Medicine – Part 1

Over the last several years technological advancements in the molecular underpinnings of cancer have led to a revolution of cancer management by DNA molecular testing. By utilizing cancer genetics to guide the specific and customized treatment for each patient, the concept of personalized medicine has emerged. Melanoma has been one of the cancers extensively studied…
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BASOSQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA INVADING DEEP PAROTID

HISTORY 79 year old man presented in 3/2017 with basal cell carcinoma of the left tragus, involving the parotid and the tragal cartilage. 3 levels of Mohs were done with positive deep margins. Mapping biopsies were performed on 3/20/17. DISCUSSION This is the case of 79-year-old man, who presented with deeply invasive basosquamous cell carcinoma of…
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Patient diagnosed with Basal cell carcinoma of left nose. Mohs surgery performed by Dr. Matthew Goodman at SCARS Center. Nose Reconstruction performed by Dr. Simon Madorsky at SCARS Center.  
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Is there a Role for Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma?

Sentinel lymph nodes are defined as the first lymph nodes that receive metastases from a primary tumor. The concept of a first echelon node was first described by Seaman and Powers and later given the name “sentinel node” by Gould in 1960. Cabanas established the basis of modern sentinel lymph node theory by advocating that…
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MAPPING OF BCC WITH CONFOCAL MICROSCOPY

        HISTORY 63 year old woman diagnosed with recurrence of BCC of left upper lip in 2015 after treatment of Efudex and a surgical excision in 2005. Patient had 3 separate BCC locations in left upper lip.  Due to the size and multifocality of the lesion, patient was treated with Erivedge for 7…
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Melanoma-in-situ of the Chin

A middle-age man with previous melanoma-in-situ of the back presents with new chin lesion biopsied as melanoma-in-situ on a deep shave biopsy. Subsequent surgical excision with 2 mm margins revealed no evidence of residual melanoma. Observation was chosen as the course of management. Should additional wider margin resection be performed? Melanoma-in-situ (MIS) is a high…
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