Tampa dermatologist’s skin cancer treatments minimize risk of scarring

Dr. Seth Forman treats the most common form of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma, without scarring with the SRT-100 technology
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(PR NewsChannel) / July 29, 2013 / TAMPA, Fla. 

Tampa dermatologist Forman dermatology and skin cancer instituteFor those diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma, one Tampa dermatologist is offering a noninvasive radiotherapy treatment that minimizes the patient’s risk of scarring. When treating the most common form of skin cancer, Dr. Seth Forman uses the SRT-100.

“I am able to treat a patient skin’s cancer effectively without leaving their skin full of scars with the SRT-100,” says the Tampa dermatologist.

Forman states that the SRT-100 treats skin cancers, like basal cell carcinoma, that most commonly appear on exposed areas that patients do not want scarred, like the face, neck and hands. The nonsurgical radiotherapy for skin cancer nearly eliminates scarring and therefore, any need for skin reconstruction.

Currently, Forman is the only board-certified dermatologist in the United States to use SRT-100 to treat skin cancer. The noninvasive skin cancer treatment has just recently made its way overseas after first being sold to a hospital in Hong Kong in July 2011.

The Tampa dermatologist and the SRT-100 technology has appeared on local Tampa news broadcasts as well as CBS’s popular medical show, “The Doctors.” The show’s co-host and renowned surgeon called the SRT-100 technology “a real game changer.”

While he offers effective and minimally invasive skin cancer treatments, he strongly encourages individuals take proper measures to protect themselves from the sun in order to minimize the risk of skin cancer and aging of the skin. The Tampa dermatologist also suggests individuals visit a dermatologist at least once a year and lookout for suspicious moles or areas of the skin.

For more on Dr. Seth Forman, Tampa dermatology or Forman Dermatology and Skin Cancer Institute, please visit www.FormanDerm.com.

About Dr. Seth Forman: Dr. Forman is a board-certified dermatologist practicing in Tampa, Florida. He was voted the “Best Dermatologist in Carrollwood” in 2011 and 2012 by the Carrollwood News and Tribune. In December 2011, he opened his new Tampa dermatology office, Forman Dermatology and Skin Cancer Institute, where he gives psoriasis sufferers access to the latest treatment options, including topical and oral medications, as well as biological and phototherapy. Dr. Forman is one of the few Tampa dermatologists to offer narrowband light therapy, which uses pharmaceutical grade light to suppress psoriasis. He’s also one of the few board-certified dermatologists in the U.S. to use the SRT-100 radiotherapy to treat basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer.

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