New advice on when to defer skin cancer surgery during pandemic

New recommendations to guide dermatologic surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic are heavy on the deferral of skin cancer excisions including all BCCs, SCC-in-situ and melanoma-in-situ. The advice, published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (JAAD), suggests deferring superficial BCCs for six months and other BCCs for 3-6 months. Actinic keratosis and SCC-in-situ ...

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