Patients in New Orleans, LA ask about skin cancer treatments available by the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General DermatologyBy Dr. Mary Lupo
Skin cancer is an easily diagnosed cancer because it is visible. This increases the chances for early diagnosis and effective treatments with high levels of success and full recovery. Treatment options typically include excision of the cancerous skin cells and can be done at the practice of Dr. Mary Lupo.
Excision of the cancerous skin cells removes them from the body and allows patients the opportunity to keep the cancer from spreading elsewhere. Patients who have been diagnosed with skin cancer and have received treatment will also need to be more proactive with having their skin checked regularly, sometimes twice a year, to monitor it and ensure the cancer does not come back. If this happens, another excision may be recommended, as well as, chemotherapy or radiation to combat the cancerous cells that may in the body.
Dr. Mary Lupo is a board certified dermatologist ready to assist patients in and around the area of New Orleans, LA and is dedicated to getting patients healthy. When a diagnosis of skin cancer occurs, immediate treatment is recommended for patients to get their health back to normal and enjoy the best quality of life available to them. She may suggest excision, chemotherapy, or radiation depending on the type of cancer and the stage. In some cases, she may suggest more specialized treatments; such as Mohs micrographic surgery, in which individuals will be referred to a professional who has the ability to perform this effective solution. When a diagnosis is complete, recommendations are made regarding the best way to address the condition and enjoy optimum results.
If you reside in the New Orleans area, we recommend visiting Dr. Mary Lupo for annual skin cancer screenings. When areas of the skin start to become concerning, we also encourage new and existing patients to make the trip to our state-of-the-art practice for a biopsy to achieve a proper diagnosis.
Our mission at the Lupo Center is to provide patients with innovative, effective and ethical care to make each person look and feel their personal best. To fulfill our goal, we provide state-of-the-art medical, surgical and cosmetic treatments to all patients.
Board certified dermatologist and clinical professor of dermatology Mary P. Lupo, MD has been a leader in the field of non-surgical rejuvenation since 1983. She travels internationally to teach her innovative techniques, and her reputation brings in patients from around the country. She started the first formal residency training program for injectables and peels in 1983 at Tulane Medical School and served as past president of Women’s Dermatologic Society, adjunct professor of dermatology at Tulane and a founder of Cosmetic Boot Camp. Dr. Lupo holds membership in many prestigious dermatology associations, participates in clinical trials for approval of new drugs and devices and acts as an advisor for numerous aesthetic-minded companies.