Skin cancer treatments to suit your needs.

A physician may conduct a biopsy to determine the type of skin cancer, and decide on the appropriate skin cancer treatment for you. There are a variety of medical and surgical procedures available to you. These depend on the type of cancer, its location, and the needs of the individual. The following treatments are available to you.

Dr Ben Wiese from Kelowna Skin Cancer Clinic examining a patient for Merkel Cell Carcinoma.


Cryotherapy uses extreme cold, in the form of liquid nitrogen, to treat benign, premalignant, or malignant skin cancers.

Topical Treatment

This therapy treats cancerous skin cells through the application of a chemical ointment.


Surgical procedures effectively remove cancerous tumours from the body. It is the most common approach for treating skin cancer.

Curettage & Electrodesiccation

This treatment eradicates signs of cancer by scraping away the cancerous area.

Photodynamic Therapy

Destroy precancerous lesions with this popular technique which uses light-activated drugs.