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Skin Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery Center

Elevating the standards of Skin Cancer Management

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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.

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

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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Myocutaneous Island Flap – Upper Lip Reconstruction

Mohs excision of upper lip philtrum squamous cell carcinoma left a subtotal lip defect. Bilateral nasolabial fold myocutaneous island advancement flaps were used to successfully rebuild the functional and aesthetic upper lip.  The flaps utilized the outer circumference of orbicularis oris to rebuild the muscular continuity of this large defect. Complete oral competence was restored…
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DNA Molecular Testing and Personalized Medicine – Part 2

Another genetic molecular technology that has evolved tremendously is real time polymerase chain reaction (PCR). When accompanied by reverse transcription prior to PCR (RT-PCR), it has also allowed rapid multiple gene analysis useful for cancer staging such as OncotypeDx. This platform analyzes RNA for 21 genes with RT-PCR to stratify breast cancer patients according to…
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History of Radiotherapy in Dermatology

Radiotherapy was born shortly after discovery of radiation by the Marie Curie and Peter Curie in 1889. First report of radiotherapy used for malignancy was published in 1896 in Medical Record by Victor Despeignes who treated a patient with gastric cancer in France. Émil Grubbé, a medical student in Chicago at the time, would later…
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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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STUMP and MelTUMP

Ambiguous melanocytic lesions – those with histopathologic findings without a diagnostic consensus – are divided into thin and thick tumors. Thin lesions appear as dysplastic nevi and have a potential of being part of melanoma in situ or superficial spreading melanoma. We have explored diagnostic and therapeutic considerations of the thin lesions in a previous…
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PET Imaging – Realizing a Star Trek Tricorder

PET scanning is utilized in skin cancer staging by detecting regional lymph node metastases as well as distant organ metastases. Its specificity is superior to CT and MR for N-staging, particularly with melanoma. It can be the superior modality for primary tumor staging as well. PET scan imaging is based on the increased metabolic activity…
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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.

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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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Patient Case Studies

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Intraoperative Case Studies

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