Skin Cancer of the Foot and Ankle

As residents of the great sunshine state, we are more prone to developing cancers of the skin. While many of do not think about skin cancer on our lower extremities, it is certainly a problem we encounter infrequently. The three most prominent cancers are Melanoma, BCC (Basal Cell Carcinoma), and SCC (Squamous Cell Carcinoma). If you notice a new discoloration on your skin, a bump, patch, or open sore that’s not healing, it’s important to see a Foot and Ankle Specialists for further evaluation and treatment.

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