Many patients are apprehensive about having their skin cancer treated, as they worry about scarring, infection, and other surgical side effects. However, as this video from South Florida Radiation Oncology’s Dr. Ignacio Castellon explains, radiation treatment can be just as effective for skin cancer as surgery. Both electron beam radiation therapy and high dose rate brachytherapy can be used to treat tumors that have not yet spread to the underlying tissues, making the treatment process easy and relatively painless.
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