SKIN CANCER

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in the United States each year.  There are different types of skin cancer – some are slow growing and easily treated, others are more dangerous.  The most common types of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.  Melanoma is not the most common but it can be life threatening if not detected early.  Unfortunately, the incidence of melanoma in Oregon is increasing and Douglas County has one of the highest rates of melanoma in the country.  Therefore, it is important that Oregonians be educated on the signs and symptoms of skin cancer.  The American Academy of Dermatology website is a wonderful resource for this. 

To learn more, please click here…

 

To learn the “ABCDEs” of what to look for when looking for melanoma, click here…

 

Screening Exams

 

For anyone concerned about skin cancer, we offer full-body skin screening exams.  For patients with a prior history of skin cancer, we recommend more routine exams with Dr. Weese.  The frequency of these visits depends on the number and severity of skin cancers in the past.

 

Self Skin Exams

 

If you have had a skin cancer and would like more information about how to do self-exams in between screening exams in our office, please click here…

 

 

2440 Edenbower Blvd

Roseburg, Or 97471

Phone (541) 957-1141

Fax (541) 957-1466

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Weese Dermatology, PC

Kaylan Weese MD

2440 Edenbower Blvd Roseburg, Or 97471

Phone (541) 957-1141

Fax  (541) 957-1466

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