Surgical Therapies are therapies whereby an instrument is in direct contact with the skin causing a wound.
These methods do not involve direct contact with the tumor tissue. These therapies are usually derived of various types of radiation, including radiotherapy, brachytherapy and photodynamic therapy.Learn More
Pharmacological therapies can be topical creams or gels that are directly applied over the tumour, or systemic medication which is absorbed into the body and can affect the entire organism.
For non-melanoma skin cancer there is no single universal therapy!
When choosing a therapy, you and your doctor should consider the following factors:
- Type of tumor
- Location of Lesion
- Expansion area
- Infiltration depth and/or thickness
- Possible metastasis
- General health and age
In the following sections we provide a description of methods and other possible treatment options from official sources