Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Treatment SRT-100
Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Treatment With SRT-100™
Dr. Marcus Goodman at Goodman Dermatology in Roswell now offers a revolutionary, non-invasive treatment for non-melanoma skin cancers such as squamous cell and basal cell carcinomas. The SRT-100™ delivers low energy radiotherapy only as deep as the thickness of the skin. This procedure has been proven safe and effective in the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer and has been used for more than half a decade. The superficial radiotherapy technology is highly recognized and is typically a covered benefit with most insurance companies.
About the SRT-100™ (Superficial Radiotherapy) Treatment
The most common treatment for non-melanoma skin cancer, such as basal cell or squamous cell, is surgery to destroy or remove the entire skin growth, including a margin of cancer-free tissue around the growth. This new procedure spares the skin cancer patient from surgery by focusing low-energy radiotherapy to the cancerous area. The radiation targets abnormal cells by disrupting cell division. Tumor cells divide more rapidly than normal cells making the tumor an easy target for radiation. Normal cells are able to repair themselves because they are not going through this rapid growth making this form of surface radiation highly effective in treating non melanoma skin cancers. It’s also a cosmetically attractive alternative to surgery in selected cancers.
This state-of-the-art machinery uses a non-surgical process to remove non-melanoma skin cancer including basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma as well as keloids, and it has a 95% cure rate, rivaling surgery. The SRT-100 procedure can be performed virtually any place on the body and is a painless, non-invasive procedure that requires no cutting, scarring, and involves no downtime. The treatment is done right in Dr. Goodman’s office and it only takes a few minutes.
Because the superficial x-rays concentrate radiation dose on the skin surface, SRT-100™ treatment has several advantages over surgical procedures for non-melanoma skin cancers.
These advantages include:
- Safe & Effective
- Quick, efficient procedure
- Virtually painless / no cutting
- An excellent safety standard
- No anesthesia required
- Accelerated healing process
- Minimal scarring, if any / no stitches
- Virtually no risk of post-treatment infection
- Virtually no risk of nerve damage
- Lesser risk of recurrence
- Same results as surgery without the pain
- No downtime – return to work, golf, whatever you like!