Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff


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Cancer Education

Mayo Clinic's Cancer Education Center offers education and support for cancer patients and their families and friends.
  • Collaboration. At Mayo Clinic, skin specialists (dermatologists) work with other experts in medical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology, surgery, and plastic and reconstructive surgery to care for people with squamous cell carcinoma of the skin. Other professionals are included as needed.
  • Expertise. Mayo Clinic dermatologists are respected for their expertise in diagnosing and treating squamous cell carcinoma of the skin and other nonmelanoma skin cancers.
  • Experience. Mayo Clinic dermatologists have extensive experience diagnosing and treating skin cancers. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors care for more than 3,000 people with squamous cell carcinoma of the skin.
  • A full range of treatment options to consider. Mayo Clinic doctors will work with you to review all of your treatment options and choose the treatment that best suits your needs and goals.

    The range of treatments offered to people with squamous cell carcinoma of the skin includes many types of procedures to remove skin cancer, including local excision, Mohs surgery, laser treatment, cryosurgery, and electrodesiccation and curettage. Other treatment options include photodynamic therapy, radiation, and chemotherapy and other medications.

  • Comprehensive cancer center. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, which recognizes scientific excellence and a multidisciplinary approach to cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report.

Nov. 27, 2014