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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.

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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.

Sensory Symptoms with Skin Cancers

HISTORY A 68-year-old woman presented with left cheek radiating, shooting pains in the area of biopsy proven  basal cell carcinoma. The neuralgia symptoms radiated to the nose, eye, and temple. MRI of the face was non-contributory. Mohs excision was performed by the dermatologist. Additional margin wide local excision was performed at the reconstructive procedure. Patient…
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Severe Lichenoid Drug Eruption from Pembrolizumab

HISTORY An 88-year-old woman with a six-month history of a diffuse, pruritic eruption that includes thick, hypertrophic leg lesions with accompanying edema, ulcerations, weeping exudates and pain. The eruption started during a course of pembrolizumab (keytruda) infusions for high risk melanoma of the left great toe. Last Keytruda infusion was three months ago. DISCUSSION  Pembrolizumab,…
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Superior Extended Nasal Myocutaneous Island Flap: An Alternative to Forehead Flap Reconstruction of the Nose

SCARS Center has published a scientific article in Facial Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine, formerly known as JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, the official journal of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. This article introduces an innovative approach for reconstruction of medium to large nasal defects. Medium and large nasal defects are mostly…
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A Case of Mistaken Identity: Porocarcinoma of the Scalp Initially Diagnosed as Basal Cell Carcinoma

History A 72-year-old man presented with a 2 year history of right anterior scalp lesion. The lesion was previously treated by an outside physician with cryosurgery multiple times over the course of 1 year. After a lack of resolution, the lesion was biopsied resulting in a diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma. No further treatment was…
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Multiple Cutaneous Carcinomas in Organ Transplant Recipients

HISTORY  A 73-year-old kidney transplant recipient presented with multiple carcinomas including SCC, SCC in situ, and BCC of the face and scalp. DISCUSSION Organ transplant recipients can suffer from multiple cutaneous carcinomas. Some lesions can have a high risk of metastases, but most occur in multitudes in areas of extensive sun exposure. At SCARS Center,…
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Desmoplastic / Spindle Cell Melanoma of the Scalp

A 67-year-old man with CLL presents with 3 month h/o 3 cm dense dermal growing scalp mass. Incisional biopsy showed spindle cell melanoma. The tumor was resected with a 2 cm margin. Final pathology showed malignant melanoma—spindle cell / desmoplastic type. Additional 1.2 cm margin was resected for wide clearance creating a 10 x 9…
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Upcoming VIRTUAL Conference Dates

APRIL

12

MAY

10

JUNE

14

JULY

12

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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