Posted on: August 23, 2017
While the removal of skin cancer from the face, head, and neck may be scarring – both physically and emotionally – plastic surgeons specially trained in reconstructive facial surgery help patients’ look and feel their best after treatment. Here, I’ll explain how plastic surgeons can play an important role in making you feel like yourself again after skin cancer removal. By Douglas A. Roth, MD, Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH).
Posted on: July 22, 2013
The Aesthetic Side of Treating Cancer
By Dr. Michael Rosenberg, Director of the Institute for Aesthetic Surgery and Medicine, Vice-President for Physician Surgical Services and Associate Medical Director at Northern Westchester Hospital
With a diagnosis of cancer, all most people can think is, “Please cure it quick.” Thankfully, cancer treatment has come a long way; through advanced surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy techniques, more and more patients are surviving this dreaded disease. But there’s a lot more to surviving cancer than treatment. We’re starting to see treatment as just the first step.