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Skin Cancer/Melanoma

Why People of Color Are More Likely to Die from Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is more likely to affect people with fair complexions. So why is it that people of color with skin cancer are so likely to die from it? The doctors at Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic in La Mesa,...read more

Skin Cancer Treatment

Celebrate National Cancer Prevention Month by Understanding Your Skin Cancer Risk

Did you know February is National Cancer Prevention Month? The team at Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic believes the best way to observe this month is to help patients understand their skin cancer risk. Here, we discuss skin cancer and...read more

Skin Cancer Treatment

Photodynamic Therapy Treats Pre-Cancerous Growths Invisible To the Naked Eye

Not all sun damage is permanent. Sometimes sun damage can be undone. However, in order to target the sun damage a doctor must use a specialized treatment. The experienced team of doctors at Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic utilize photodynamic...read more

Skin Cancer Treatment

Warning Signs You Need to See a Dermatologist for Skin Cancer Risk

About 20% of Americans develop skin cancer at some point in their lives, but as far as cancer goes, it is one of the easiest types to survive. This is especially true for patients who seek treatment for their...read more

Skin Cancer/Melanoma

Steps to Take for Early Skin Cancer Treatment and Prevention

Skin cancer is one of a few cancer types that you can see develop. Growths and moles form on the skin that can easily be studied at home and by our dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic and Skin...read more

Skin Cancer/Melanoma

Why You Still Need to Worry About Skin Cancer in the Winter

Many people toss aside their sunscreen when sweater-weather arrives in the fall and winter months, but this time of year is just as harmful (if not more so) than the summer sun. Cool and cloudy days and changing seasons...read more

Coastal Skin & Eye Institute/Grossmont Dermatology