Skin Cancer

What’s the Difference Between Physical Sunblock and Chemical Sunscreen?

Sunscreens and sunblocks protect our skin from the harmful effects of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays, such as skin cancer, sunburns, and premature aging. However, not all sun protection products are created equal. There are two main types: physical sunblocks and chemical sunscreens, each with its unique properties and mechanisms of action. Physical Sunblocks Physical sunblocks, […]

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Elderly Person getting a dermatology check up

Why You Should Get A Skin Cancer Screening

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, with 1 in 5 Americans developing the condition. Fortunately, most forms of skin cancer are highly treatable. At Florida West Coast Skin and Cancer Center, our team of providers, guided by board-certified dermatologist Dr. Michael Scannon, has successfully treated countless patients. Regular skin cancer screenings are one

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