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Skin Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery Center

Elevating the standards of Skin Cancer Management

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

Skin Cancer Connection Newsletter

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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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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Eyelid Reconstruction Treatment at Scars Center

Lower Eyelid Reconstruction – Tarsoconjunctival Flap

    Mohs excision of right lower eyelid basal cell carcinoma left a full thickness lid defect. The reconstruction utilized superiorly based tarsoconjunctival transposition flap, local eyelid skin rotation flap, and right postauricular full-thickness skin graft. This procedure closes the eye for the 2 weeks until the release of the flap is performed. This procedure…
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Keratoacanthoma Right Lateral Canthus

In our case report, an 86 y.o. woman underwent excision of a right lateral canthus keratoacanthoma with Mohs surgery. The lesion recurred 2 months later spreading into the orbit and deep along the surface of the maxilla. She required a partial maxillectomy and orbital exenteration with post-operative radiation therapy. Forehead fasciocutaneous flap was used for…
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Radiation Carcinogenesis

As acceptance of radiation therapy for skin cancer grows, questions arise as to the long-term risks therapeutic radiation poses. This is an area extensively measured and studied by radiation physicists and medical dosimetrists. However, from practical point of view, most of empirical data comes form epidemiological population studies. The most dramatic of these being atomic…
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Upcoming Conference Dates

May

21

June

18

July

16

August

20

Dinner and Presentations
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Agenda:
Skin Cancer Management, Reconstructive Challenges, Dermatopathology

Dinner and Presentations
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Agenda:
Skin Cancer Management, Reconstructive Challenges, Dermatopathology

Dinner and Presentations
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Agenda:
Skin Cancer Management, Reconstructive Challenges, Dermatopathology

Dinner and Presentations
6:00 pm - 8:00 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 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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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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