Mohs micrographic surgery in the treatment of rare aggressive cutaneous tumors: the Geisinger experience.

@article{Thomas2007MohsMS,
  title={Mohs micrographic surgery in the treatment of rare aggressive cutaneous tumors: the Geisinger experience.},
  author={Chadwick John Thomas and G Craig Wood and Victor J Marks},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  year={2007},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={333-9}
}
BACKGROUND Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) offers high cure rates and maximum tissue preservation in the treatment of more common cutaneous malignancies, but its effectiveness in rare aggressive tumors is poorly defined. OBJECTIVE Evaluate the effectiveness of MMS in the treatment of six rare aggressive cutaneous malignancies as seen by Mohs surgeons working at a referral center. METHODS Retrospective chart review of 26,000 cases treated with MMS at the Geisinger Medical Center Department… CONTINUE READING