Lasers and energy-based devices for treating Pre-cancerous and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers: A review of literature

Author(s): Ghassan Niaz

Skin cancer has been the most common type of malignancies overall with an increasing incidence. The standard of treatment is surgical excision or Mohs Microscopic surgery for high-risk cancer or sensitive areas. Lasers have been used with promising results for treating non-melanoma skin cancers. This paper provides an overall review of the available lasers and energy-based devices utilized for treating NMSK; Squamous Cell Carcinoma In Situ, Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Keratoacanthoma, Verrucous carcinoma, and the pre-cancerous Actinic keratosis, and Porokeratosis

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