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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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Skin Cancer Connection Newsletter

The Skin Cancer Connection

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Latest Skin Cancer Articles

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.

Chronic Open Wound Management with Wound Vac

Chronic open wounds present a lifestyle challenge for patients. In particular, lower leg wounds can take months to fully heal and may require wound care to prevent infection and maintain a healthy, healing wound.  A wound vac or “vacuum-assisted closure of wound” can expedite healing. A wound vac decreases the air pressure on the wound…
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Dermaplaning and Dermabrasion to Treat Rhinophyma

BACKGROUND Rhinophyma is an uncommon form of rosacea that leads to thickening of the nasal skin and enlargement of nasal sebaceous glands. It usually occurs in men over 50.  It is slowly progressive and tends to worsen over time, resulting in a bulbous shape of the nose which gradually becomes deforming. Rhinophymatous papules often form,…
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Augmenting Efficacy of Topical 5-FU for Actinic Keratoses and Skin Cancer

Diffuse actinic sun damage can present a challenge for both patients and providers. First line treatment options include topical 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) cream or photodynamic therapy (PDT). Topical 5-FU cream is applied to the affected area for 2-3 weeks creating inflammation, redness, and crusting as the body eliminates the actinic damage. Alternatively, topical levulan is applied…
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When to do Curettage and Electrodessication (C&D)

HISTORY A 95-year-old woman presents with a 4+ year history of multiple growing lesions of forehead and scalp. These were initially asymptomatic and the patient chose not to seek treatment. She did not present for evaluation and treatment until 2 of the lesions became painful and began to bleed. Shave biopsy of 2 of the…
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Wood’s Lamp Lower Eyelid Melanoma in situ

HISTORY A 57-year-old woman presents with two year hisory of right under-eye pigmentation. Shave biopsy by an outside office diagnosed MMIS, lentigo maligna type. Evaluated under Wood’s Lamp. Patient will be getting treatment at an outside office. DISCUSSION Evaluation of pigmented lesions with blue light There are multiple aspects to evaluating pigmented lesions, the most…
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Management of Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma Arising in Bowen’s Disease

A patient presented to the SCARS Center with a nine month history of a biopsy proven Bowen’s disease of the left second toe. Mohs surgery discovered areas of invasive squamous cell carcinoma arising from Bowen’s disease within the lesion. After completing Mohs surgery, additional deep soft tissue and phalanx bone were resected to insure tumor…
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Upcoming VIRTUAL Conference Dates

JULY

12

AUGUST

9

SEPTEMBER

13

OCTOBER

11

Virtual Conference
5:30 pm

Meeting Agenda:
Skin Cancer Management, Reconstructive Challenges, Dermatopathology

Virtual Conference
5:30 pm

Meeting Agenda:
Skin Cancer Management, Reconstructive Challenges, Dermatopathology

Virtual Conference
5:30 pm

Meeting Agenda:
Skin Cancer Management, Reconstructive Challenges, Dermatopathology

Virtual Conference
5:30 pm

Meeting Agenda:
Skin Cancer Management, Reconstructive Challenges, Dermatopathology

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 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, which has been held on a monthly basis for more than 10 years. The CME-Accredited conference was established for the benefit of our patients, our physicians, and all physicians involved in skin cancer management.

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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 surgical 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 in the Newport Beach area with a safe environment and the highest quality of care, in a private outpatient setting.

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