My father was diagnosed with a small squamous cell carcinoma on his ear. He says it’s nothing and refuses to go back and have it removed. What can I do to convince him he’ll be better off with treatment?
Since doctors first began treating skin cancer, their techniques for removing tumors have evolved rapidly. There have been many valuable improvements over the years, but Mohs micrographic surgery has truly stood the test of time — it’s come to be accepted as the gold standard for removing the two most common forms of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.