Actinic Keratosis: The Basics of Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions

Sara Wilchowski, PA-C & Paul M. Graham, DO Skin cancer affects nearly 3.3 million individuals each year in the United States. In fact, 1 in 5 people will develop skin cancer during their lifetime. With each additional year, there are more new cases of skin cancer than the combined incidence of breast, prostate, lung, andContinue reading “Actinic Keratosis: The Basics of Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions”

SPF vs UPF – What Offers More Sun Protection?

Written by Sara Wilchowski, PA-C Edited by Paul M. Graham, DO As many of us get ready to enjoy the summer sun, we feel that this article will serve you well to prevent unwanted, damaging sunburn. Most people are aware that the suns rays are harmful but a lesser known fact is that 1 inContinue reading “SPF vs UPF – What Offers More Sun Protection?”

Melanoma Monday: What You Need to Know!

Paul M. Graham, D.O. May is Melanoma Awareness Month and this is my opportunity to educate our readers on this very important topic. Melanoma Awareness Month aims to increase awareness about melanoma and the risk factors associated with its development. In this article, we will discuss important information that everyone should know about melanoma. Melanoma is an aggressive form ofContinue reading “Melanoma Monday: What You Need to Know!”

The Most Common Types of Skin Cancer

Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO Edited by Paul M. Graham, DO There is an increasing incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC), which include basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Surprisingly, it is estimated that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime. Basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas are most commonly found on sun-exposedContinue reading “The Most Common Types of Skin Cancer”

The Most Common Types of Skin Cancer

Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO Edited by Paul M. Graham, DO There is an increasing incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC), which include basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Surprisingly, it is estimated that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime. Basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas are most commonlyContinue reading “The Most Common Types of Skin Cancer”

When Should I Get My Moles Checked?

Gabriela Maloney, DO Edited by Paul M. Graham, DO May is Melanoma Awareness Month, and one of the common questions we hear from our patients is when should they start getting their moles checked. With the incidence of melanoma increasing every year, melanoma now represents 5.2% of newly diagnosed cancers in the USA, making it theContinue reading “When Should I Get My Moles Checked?”

Melanoma Awareness Month: What You Need to Know!

Paul M. Graham, D.O. May is Melanoma Awareness Month and this is my opportunity to educate our readers on this very important topic. Melanoma Awareness Month aims to increase awareness about melanoma and the risk factors associated with its development. In this article, we will discuss important information that everyone should know about melanoma. Melanoma is an aggressive form ofContinue reading “Melanoma Awareness Month: What You Need to Know!”

Benign vs Malignant Moles: What to Look for

Dr. Paul M. Graham All “moles” are not created equal. Melanoma is the leading cause of skin cancers deaths worldwide. For this reason, it is very important that individuals worldwide know how to recognize abnormal moles. I hope this simple diagram serves to increase awareness on what features to look for. “An estimated 76,380 newContinue reading “Benign vs Malignant Moles: What to Look for”

Actinic Keratosis: The Basics of Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions

Sara Wilchowski, PA-C & Paul M. Graham, DO Skin cancer affects nearly 3.3 million individuals each year in the United States. In fact, 1 in 5 people will develop skin cancer during their lifetime. With each additional year, there are more new cases of skin cancer than the combined incidence of breast, prostate, lung, andContinue reading “Actinic Keratosis: The Basics of Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions”