Treatment Options for Skin Cancer

Finding the best solution for you

Let our skin specialist doctors find the best skin treatment option for you at our skin cancer clinic in Perth and the South West. Here are some of the innovative techniques we perform: 

Skin specialist - Perth wide and in the Southwest, Oxford Day Surgery & Dermatology, WA Shave, Curette and Cautery, Laser ablation

Ideal for: Most superficial skin cancers
Process: The tumour is scraped, shaved or lasered away from the underlying skin and the wound heals
Cosmetic Outcome: generally acceptable flat white scar

Surgical Excision

Ideal for: All skin cancers
Process: Tumour is surgically cut out with a cure rate of over 90%
Cosmetic Outcome: More acceptable scar than curette and cautery 

Mohs Surgery

Ideal for: certain problematic skin cancers (e.g. facial basal cell carcinomas)
Benefits: highest cure rates for difficult skin cancers

See our Mohs Surgery page for details.

Read more about skin cancer - Australia’s most common cancer, or our expert team of skin specialists, at our skin cancer clinic - Perth wide and in the South West. Alternatively contact us to find out more.