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A study published in Nature Genetics and conducted in Australia at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) has pinpointed a genetic variant that can determine a patient’s risk of developing skin cancer, which could lead to the need for Mohs micrographic surgery. The researchers evaluated the records of 6,000 people in Australia. In that … Read more

A new study shows that sunbathing in the morning may cut down on skin cancer risk and subsequent removal procedures such as Mohs micrographic surgery. Conducted at the University of North Carolina on mice, the results showed that mice that were exposed to the sun in the afternoon were five times less likely to experience … Read more

In a study published in the journal, Dermatologic Surgery, in 2009, patients who were to undergo Mohs micrographic surgery for skin cancer benefited from Botox injections prior to the surgery. The injections assisted in wound healing and the cosmetic prevention of scars. In another study conducted at the Mayo Clinic, patients received Botox injections after … Read more