Congenital is a word that means “present from birth” while a nevus is the medical term for a mole. Therefore, a congenital nevus is a mole that was present on the body from birth.
When you first learn that the shiny bump on your arm or scaly patch on your head is actually skin cancer, it can be a little nerve wracking.
Your hair stylist or barber sees parts of your body you can’t. Melanomas can develop in the scalp, behind your ears and on your neck.
New FDA labeling requirements have taken the guesswork out of choosing an effective sunscreen this year. Products have to state…
We all want that nice sun kissed glow but at what cost? Sun Tanning has been scientifically linked to premature aging & higher incidence rate for skin cancers.
I get asked a lot about homeopathic or natural products that patients can use. I found a study on Nicotinamide, that helps prevent skin cancer.
May is Skin Cancer Awareness month. Dr. Timothy Jochen talks with CBS Morning Show Anchor Jenifer Daniels about the important of skin exams.
A little tanning won’t hurt anyone: Any tanning is bad. Tans are a result of melanin stimulation as a “defense”…
Actual Contour Dermatology Mohs Micrographic Surgery before and after photos. Dr. Timothy Jochen is a Mohs Skin Cancer Surgery specialist.
The goals of Mohs surgery are two-fold – cancer clearance and skin preservation. The amount of tissue that is required to be excised is minimized.
Melanoma is a tumor produced by the malignant transformation of melanocytes. They are derived from the neural crest; consequently, melanomas occur on the skin
Many patients are always in the dark when it comes to treatment options for skin cancers. Treatment options vary by…