Skin Cancer: How to Treat Early-Stage Melanoma
26 May 2015
If you went to your dermatologist due to an odd-looking spot on your face, they probably ran a biopsy to determine if it was skin cancer. If you got the diagnosis of melanoma, you know it is the most aggressive form of skin cancer. There are different stages of melanoma, based on where the tumors are located. Ealry-stage melanoma is usually localized and considered non-invasive. Here are the treatment options for each type of tumors.
3 Ways That A Cosmetic Dermatologist Can Help With Your Acne
7 May 2015
If you have acne, you probably know what it's like to feel self-conscious about your appearance. Although acne is one of the most common skin conditions out there, it can still be uncomfortable and embarrassing to deal with. There is no reason to stop with over-the-counter and at-home acne treatments, however. A cosmetic dermatologist can help you with your acne in several ways, such as by offering these three treatment options.
3 Important Questions To Ask Your Child's Speech Language Pathologist
23 April 2015
If your child has been diagnosed with a speech problem, hearing problem, or both, then there's a good chance that he or she will need to see a speech language pathologist (SLP). An SLP is a licensed professional who can help develop and implement a customized plan to improve your child's speech and overall communication. Typically, children will attend regular sessions with an SLP in his or her office, or at your child's school.
Oncology Career Paths And Training
9 April 2015
If you're considering a career in oncology, be prepared for a challenging and rewarding experience. Oncology is challenging because you'll be in close contact with people fighting a serious disease – cancer. The rewarding part, obviously, occurs when you help extend your patient's lives, or cure them completely. If the field interests you, remember that oncology is not practiced solely by oncologists. Indeed, a medical facility's oncology department includes several specialized roles.