Posted on: 21 January 2020
Mohs surgery is an advanced form of excision that allows doctors to slowly remove suspicious lesions and evaluate each piece for the presence of cancer cells. Although Mohs is more complex and time-consuming, the procedure has clear advantages over a simple excision.
One And Done
Mohs surgery increases the chances of the procedure being the only surgery needed to remove a cancerous lesion. A simple excision only removes a lesion that looks suspicious and leaves a small border around the lesion with little assurance all the lesion has been removed.