Mohs micrographic surgery as effective as wide local excision

Wen-Jen Hwu; Southall, Jennifer
March 2008
Hem/Onc Today;3/10/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p35
The article discusses research on Mohs micrographic surgery presented during the meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology in San Antonio, Texas from February 1 to 5, 2008. According to the study by Dr. David G. Brodland, Mohs micrographic surgery can be considered as a treatment for melanoma which is as effective as local excision surgery. It is mentioned that it is most effects when used to treat skin cancers such as those on the hands and feet.


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