Skin Cancer Screenings

Skin Cancer Screenings in Charlevoix, MI

You’ve had moles, and freckles all your life, so you may not think too much about watching them, let alone tracking them for changes; however, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, approximately one in five Americans will develop skin cancer over their lifetime. Turning to our team at Rogers Dermatology, once a year for a comprehensive skin cancer screening is crucial for early cancer detection.

Skin Cancer Screening in Charlevoix, MI

Did you know that everyone, regardless of risk, should be getting a skin cancer screening from a qualified dermatologist? These annual screenings allow our team to monitor any changes in moles that could be signs of cancer. We can also biopsy tissue that looks suspicious and catch skin cancer early through these evaluations. Screenings only take a few minutes but could save your life.

What to Look for

Between these annual screenings, you should also be checking your skin every month to look for any changes in moles, from new moles that you’ve never seen before to moles that might be changing shape, color or size. Our team at Rogers Dermatology should also evaluate moles that bleed, crust or are painful.

Treating Your Skin Cancer in Charlevoix, MI

There are many ways our Charlevoix, MI dermatologists can treat your skin cancer, and the treatment plan we create for you will be based on certain factors such as the type of skin cancer, the stage of your cancer, the size of the growth and your overall health. The most common types of skin cancer treatment include,

  • Radiation
  • Chemotherapy
  • Surgery
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Biologic therapy
  • Targeted therapy

Even if you don’t notice any changes, this doesn’t mean you can’t benefit from turning to our board-certified dermatologist for a skin cancer screening once a year. Schedule an appointment at Rogers Dermatology in Charlevoix, MI, today by calling (231) 497-1272.