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MUSC Health Plastic Surgery

Skin Cancer Treatment

Skin Cancer Resection

  • Excision of all types of skin cancers from any site on the body
  • Office vs. operating room procedure depending on size, location, and number of cancers
  • Recovery time depends on size of cancer

Reconstruction after Cancer Excision

  • Large skin cancers require borrowing of tissue from other areas to close the wounds
  • Operating room procedure
  • Recovery time three to six weeks