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Skin Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery Center

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.

Patient Case studies

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.

Reconstruction Gallery

Reconstruction Gallery

The Skin Cancer Connection

The Skin Cancer Connection

Read More About Cases Featured in our Quarterly Newsletter Publication.

Latest Skin Cancer Articles

Radiation Therapy of Skin Cancer: Dosing and Complications

Although, radiation of ear carcinomas can pose a risk of chondritis and poor healing, that risk can be virtually eliminated with lower dose fractions (radiation dose per treatment) spread over a longer course. Total dose requirement for skin cancer treatment ranges from 3500 cGy to 6000 cGy depending on the size and depth of the…
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Squamous Cell Carcinoma Lower Lip - Treatment

Squamous Cell Carcinoma Lower Lip

A man in his thirties with lifelong h/o severe actinic cheilitis of left lower lip. Recurrent flare-ups of cheilitis have been treated as recurrent herpetic infection. Recently he has experienced worsening of cheilitis and appearance of the lesion. Biopsy found squamous cell carcinoma with perineural invasion. Lip invasion was histologically measured to be > 2mm…
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Radical Excision of Melanoma in Situ

Acceptance of Residual Melanoma-In-Situ: Avoiding Cosmetic and Functional Deformation

Acceptance of residual melanoma-in-situ (lentigo maligna) after an excision can avoid cosmetic and functional deformation. Is the residual risk of recurrence and transformation into invasive melanoma low enough to warrant observation? Melanoma-in-situ (MIS) is a high risk lesion due to three primary reasons. The first is that a partially biopsied melanocytic lesion with a diagnosis…
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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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Perineural Invasion

Perineural invasion is strongly indicative of aggressive behavior and risk of metastases. True perineural invasion requires histologic finding of cancer invasion of the nerve or cancer invasion of the epineurium adjacent to the nerve.  This must be distinguished from cancer near a nerve, cancer encompassing a nerve, and perineural inflammation. Cancer cells within the nerve…
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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.

Treatment Options for Skin Cancer Patients

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Non-Surgical Skin Cancer Treatments

 

Photodynamic Therapy

 

Oral Systemic Therapy

 

 

Surgical Skin Cancer Treatments

 

Mohs Micrographic Surgery

 

Excision with Frozen Section

 

Sentinel Node Biopsy

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.

Skin Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery Center Newport Beach

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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Patient Case Studies

Patient Case Studies

Intraoperative Case Studies

Intraoperative Case Studies

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