Sun & Skin News

You Need A Biopsy. Now What Happens? Part 1

Knowing when and what to biopsy is an important skill set for a dermatologist, but getting an accurate diagnosis is still a complicated process. That’s where a dermatopathologist comes in.

Skin Cancer Risk in the Military

The brave men and women who serve our country know they accept some risks, but they may not know that one of them is skin cancer. We asked Jonathan L. Bingham, MD, a Mohs surgeon in Great Falls, Montana, and a flight surgeon with the Montana Air National Guard, to tell us more about this danger.

Men on the Hook

In the fight against skin cancer, men are way behind the women. What can we do to help those with the Y chromosome catch up?

Ask The Expert: Can Skin Cancer Come Back?

I recently had a skin cancer removed, and I’m worried about recurrence. I know I’m now at higher risk for more skin cancers, but can that same cancer come back even after it’s been treated?

Ask the Expert: Mole Mapping

The term “mole mapping” most commonly refers to the monitoring process for a patient who is at a high-risk for developing melanoma.

Ask the Expert: Stop Cancer Before It Starts

I noticed a small scaly patch on my forehead. It seems like dry skin, but sometimes it’s itchy and forms a little scab when I scratch it. I’ve had it for a while. Should I see a doctor just for that?

Do I Have Skin Cancer?

You learn that a friend has skin cancer and you instantly start to worry. After all, you grew up together; you spent your summers on the beach, often competing to see who had the “best color.” If he has skin cancer, you are at risk too, right? Before you panic, ask yourself the following questions.