5/18/2011

A diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma made Men's Health journalist Adam Campbell wonder if he would look like a monster after surgery to remove the lesion from his nose. Mohs surgeon Dr. Christopher Miller, director of dermatologic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, removed the lesion, grafted skin from elsewhere onto the site and followed up with laser treatment to minimize scarring. Miller removed squamous cell cancer from Campbell's upper lip and diagnosed a basal cell carcinoma on the eyelid of Campbell's colleague. "Skin cancer isn't something you can wait on," Campbell said. "Get a yearly skin screening and be vigilant and proactive."

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