Tampa dermatologist presents ground breaking, non-surgical skin cancer treatment method

TAMPA (WFLA) – Jan Santos is a pores and skin most cancers survivor.

“I just persuade young people to be mindful of the sunshine,” she instructed 8 On Your Side all through a check out to the ForCare Medical Heart dermatology business Thursday early morning.

Santos had surgical procedures in the earlier to get rid of pores and skin most cancers cells, but when she located out most cancers was again in her lip, her doctor instructed she consider a new revolutionary remedy.

“They claimed the Mohs (surgical treatment) remedy, it could probably disfigure my lip and then I’d have to have far more medical procedures just after that and this was one thing new they preferred me to test,” Santos defined.

Dr. Seth Forman’s dermatology business office is the 2nd in the country to provide electron beam treatment for Basal cell carcinoma and Squamous cell carcinoma pores and skin cancers. The 1st is positioned in The Villages.

“Electron beam treatment is even touchless there is no direct speak to with the medical professional or devices,” Dr. Seth Forman explained. “Another gain is that individuals do not have to have to quit having medication, as they may possibly require to if undergoing operation. And immediately following treatment method, sufferers are capable to have on with their usual routines.”  

Dr. Forman explained this non-invasive selection is applied to take away skin most cancers in sensitive areas on the experience, like eyelids, lips and ears.

“We’re harnessing the strength of electrons to address the genuine cancer cells with preserving the non-cancerous tissue, so thus the affected individual is capable to maintain as much ordinary skin cells as feasible,” Dr. Forman defined.  

Santos is in the center of a six-week procedure that calls for daily visits concerning Monday and Friday to Dr. Forman’s business office.

“It’s painless,” she mentioned. “The operation is soreness.”

Extra information on electron beam remedy is readily available at www.ForCareMed.com and by calling 813-960-2400.