Latest by Kevin Berman, M.D.

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Efudex, Aldara and Other Skin Cancer Topical Chemo Creams

Hi everyone. Today I want to talk about the two topical therapies used to treat certain pre-cancerous lesions and early superficial skin cancers. The two creams are 5-fluorouracil (trade names efudex and carac) and imiquimod (trade name aldara). Firs...

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Is it a Benign Skin Lesion (Sun Spot, Liver Spot, Seborrheic Keratosis) or Skin Cancer?

Hi everyone Today I want to discuss several benign skin lesions that appear on many people that can often look like skin cancers. These are the growths that bring many people into the dermatologist’s office as they can mimic the appearance of all typ...

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Skin Cancer: What to Do If You If You're Diagnosed

Skin cancer cases continue to rise and it’s important to know what to do if you receive a diagnosis of skin cancer.

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Debunking Sunscreen Myths

The idea that sunscreen is dangerous and causes skin cancer and the second is the benefits of the sun in promoting vitamin D formation for protection from cancer are discussed by Kevin Berman, M.D…

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Meet Kevin Berman, M.D., Ph.D

Doctor Expert for Skin Cancer. Kevin Berman, M.D., Ph.D., is a practicing dermatologist in Atlanta, GA. Once a month, Dr. Berman will answer your questions. Visit our skin cancer connection message board and post your question for Dr. Berman or email ...

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Exam From Your Dermatologist

Hi everyone. Today I want to talk about what to expect when visiting a dermatologist for a full body skin exam and how to get the most out of the visit. Because the dermatologist sees you only during the office visits, it is important that a person p...

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Moles, and Other Common Precancerous Skin Lesions

Hi everyone. Today, I want to discuss “precancerous” skin lesions as these are commonly diagnosed and treated. I hope that this helps explain what these lesions are and why it is important to have them treated. The most common “precancerous” skin les...