Breast Cancer

10 Things Your Skin Is Trying To Tell You

A rash or blemish on the skin can sometimes be a window to an underlying health issue. Often times people may reach for an ointment or cream to clear the visible problems on their skin, but consider what your body may be telling you. “Those unwanted blemishes or discolorations may not be the main issue, but rather a symptom of Continue reading

What Is A Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy and When Is It Recommended For Skin Cancer?

A diagnosis of cancer almost immediately leads patients to wonder about their prognosis, long term health and well being. “While the majority of skin tumors we treat, such as basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, are local phenomena and don’t impact the body beyond the skin, there are a number of instances when skin cancer can spread,” says Dr. Continue reading

Increased Risk Of Melanoma After Breast Cancer?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As the second leading cause of cancer death in women, and with 1 in 8 American women developing invasive breast cancer in their lifetime, Sanova Dermatology would like to help spread awareness about this very serious and potentially devastating condition. “Screening is incredibly important and all women should see their physicians for regular breast Continue reading

Anagen Effluvium

There are a number of reasons why you can lose your hair. An underlying health issues, a genetic predisposition, stress or any combination of these can play a role. A common scenario where people lose hair occurs with chemotherapy treatment, such as that given for the treatment of breast cancer. Dealing with cancer is a major struggle where even the Continue reading

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