A Non-Invasive Alternative to Surgery

Radiation therapy may be given as an alternative to surgery, or in combination with surgery, for non-melanoma skin cancers. There are various types of non-melanoma skin cancer including, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. It is estimated that 3 million individuals are diagnosed with non-melanoma skin cancer each year.

Advantages of Radiation Therapy for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Minimizes scarring and cosmetic damage.
  • Treatments are short and painless.
  • Side effects are generally mild, and go away quickly.
  • Treats cancers in delicate areas, particularly near the eyes, nose, ears and month.
  • Cures skin cancer with high rate of success.
  • Radiation therapy does not cause scarring and may result in little, if any, cosmetic damage.
  • Allows patients on blood thinners to continue therapy without the dangers of medication interruption which is typical of surgical intervention.
  • Healing occurs quickly, with no risk of infection.
  • Generally approved by major insurance companies, including medicare.

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About SERO
SERO-Staff-SmallSoutheastern Radiation Oncology Group (SERO), has lead the Carolinas in Radiation Oncology for more than 25 years. Our organization is home to 30+ world-class doctors, and our team includes the best radiation oncologists, PAs, and nurses in the region. We operate in 18 locations in the Charlotte Metro area and employ the combined resources and expertise of multiple organizations in delivering personalized care to each and every patient.
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