Mr. Alwyn D’Souza treats a large number of cases of skin cancer of the head & neck and the face each year in both the NHS and his private practice. We provide state of the art skin cancer care, which involves combined clinics with our dermatologists and regular MDT (multi disciplinary team) meetings. The MDT team includes the dermatologists, skin pathologist, and specialist skin cancer care nurse amongst other members. We also have a regular intense follow up care regime which means all your worries are taken care of and dealt with as a priority. You can click to request a brochure or make an appointment for a consultation.
WHO IS LIKELY TO GET SKIN CANCER?
Cancer of the skin is the most common form of head and neck cancer. Sun exposed areas of the face are most commonly affected. Anyone can develop a skin cancer, and this risk increases with time. However the following groups of people do carry a higher risk:
TYPES OF SKIN CANCER
WHAT ARE THE EARLY SIGNS OF SKIN CANCER?
Skin cancer treatment is much easier when the cancer is detected early. Regular monitoring of the skin is therefore recommended. Expert consultation is advised if a lesion in the skin shows signs of:
HOW IS SKIN CANCER TREATED?
The commonest form of treatment for skin cancer is surgery. Other forms of treatment include radiotherapy, photodynamic therapy (PDT) and use of certain types of creams.
We recommend surgery as the definitive treatment for most patients, though treatment is tailored to the individual patients needs.
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