What it is:

Excision of a skin cancer lesion.

People with a cancerous skin lesion.

* 30 to 45 minutes, depending on the size of the cancerous area



No time off required, in most cases.

Activity restrictions depend on the location of the excision.


Depending on the size and location of the melanoma, a second procedure may be required once the biopsy report is available

* Times may vary since each case is unique

** Check with your health care provider about your specific restrictions