Surgery & Flap Repair
Surgery is the “Gold Standard” treatment for management for skin cancers. The piece of cancer is surgically excised and sent off for histopathological examination to make sure all cancer cells are removed. Once the pathologist give a report that all cancer cells are removed, no further treatments are needed.
If the skin cancer is large, neighbouring skin may be rotated or moved to cover the wound so there is a good match with the colour and texture of your normal skin. This is called a skin flap. The resulting scar is much nicer than if a skin graft is done.