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Micrographic surgery for the microscopically controlled excision of eyelid cancers.
  • F. Mohs
  • Medicine
    Archives of ophthalmology
  • 1 June 1986
Because it allows for the total microscopic control of excision, micrographic surgery is a solution to the problem of determining the exact extent of cancers of the eyelids. The control of excision
This paper presents a method for the treatment of carcinoma which is localized to an accessible region of the body, and it does not give the answer as to the cause of cancer, nor does it eliminate surgical intervention or radium or roentgen therapy in the Treatment of the disease.
Modes of spread of cancer of skin.
  • F. Mohs, T. G. Lathrop
  • Medicine, Biology
    A.M.A. archives of dermatology and syphilology
  • 1 October 1952
A striking observation repeatedly made during the course of these excisions was that many external cancers exhibited irregular outgrowths which had not been detected by clinical visualization and palpation.
Mohs micrographic surgery for penile tumors.
The advantages of the total microscopic control of excision that is provided by Mohs micrographic surgery often justify consideration of this modality in neoplasms of the penis. The excision in
Chemosurgery: microscopically controlled surgery for skin cancer--past, present and future.
  • F. Mohs
  • Medicine
    The Journal of dermatologic surgery and oncology
  • 1978
The development of microscopically controlled surgery, the use of the fixed-tissue technique for advanced, complicated carcinomas and for malignant melanomas, the five-year results, and plans for the future of the method are discussed.
Mohs micrographic surgery for melanoma.
Metastatic basal cell carcinoma. Report of five cases
A history of persistent basal cell carcinoma for many years, refractory to conventional methods of treatment and previous radiation treatment either in early adulthood or for localized cancer is found to be a risk factor.
Microscopically controlled surgery in the treatment of carcinoma of the scalp.
The reliability of this technique is demonstrated by the treatment results obtained in a series of 576 basal cell carcinomas, where the cure rate for the 444 patients who were observed for five years or longer was 98.9%.