Cancer Treatment Procedures in Weston, FL
Dr. F. Leigh Phillips, III, MD, PA, FACS offers cancer treatment procedures to residents of Weston, FL. Cancer is a division of cells that can cause a growth or tumor. This can lead to the body being disfigured, not functioning properly and, in extreme cases, cause death. If cancer is suspected, it is important to see a doctor as soon as possible to determine if it is, in fact, cancer and to receive the necessary treatment to eradicate it. Cancer treatment procedures can remove the cancer, or reconstruct certain parts of the body that have suffered from cancer’s effects.
Types of Cancer Treatment Procedures
There are many types of cancer treatment procedures that Dr. F. Leigh Phillips, III, MD, PA, FACS can perform. Among these are skin cancer removal and melanoma removal. These procedures are generally minimally invasive. However, the amount of skin that needs to be removed, and the amount of time it takes to remove the cancer or melanoma, will depend on how much the cancer has spread. This is why it is necessary for Weston, FL residents to seek cancer treatment procedures as soon as a problem is suspected. Dr. F. Leigh Phillips, III, MD, PA, FACS also performs breast reconstruction, which is especially beneficially to women who have had mastectomies due to breast cancer.