Treatment Options for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers

Surgical Options

Surgical Option #1 - ED&C
ED&C Overview YHU Video
⏱ Time of ED&C

~ 15 Minutes

💵 Cost

Lower cost ~$150-$300

🏥 Cure Rate*

Lower cure rate compared to other treatments

💉 Numbing Required
🤕 Sutures Typically Used

No

Scar from ED&C**

Oval or circular cigarette burn looking scar

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Surgical Option #2 - Excision
Excision Procedure Overview - YHU Video
⏱ Time of Excision

~ 30 Minutes

💵 Cost

Median cost ~$350-$800

🏥 Cure Rate*

Intermediate cure rate

💉 Numbing Required
🤕 Sutures Typically Used

Yes

Scar from Excision**

Usually a straight line

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Surgical Option #3 - Mohs
Mohs Surgery Overview YHU Video
⏱ Time of Mohs

~ 1-3 Hours

💵 Cost

Higher Cost ~$1,000-$3,000

🏥 Cure Rate*

Highest cure rate

💉 Numbing Required
🤕 Sutures Typically Used

Yes

Scar from Mohs**

Variable based off of size and location

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Non-Surgical Option

SRT Procedure
Superficial Radiation Therapy (SRT) YHU Video
⏱ Time of SRT

~ Multiple 10 minute visits (usually 10-20 total visits)

💵 Cost

Higher cost ~$1,000 to $1,500

🏥 Cure Rate*

High cure rate

💉 Numbing Required

No

🤕 Sutures Typically Used

No

Scar from SRT**

Tissue Texture Changes, blood vessels

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