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Add the SRTeam to Your Practice
AlderMed offers a cost effective, turnkey service model, bringing the latest in Superficial Radiation Therapy to the dermatologist's office.

A complete hardware and staffing solution to fight skin cancer.

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Skin Cancer, a Growing Problem
Skin cancer accounts for more than 40% of all malignancies in the U.S. Greater than 50% of skin cancers occur in those over 60 years of age, with increased risk associated with surgical procedures, diabetes and cardiac diseases that can slow the healing process.

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SRT is the Right Solution
Portable, flexible, and cost effective, the revolutionary Xstrahl-100™ is designed to bring non-surgical non-melanoma skin cancer treatment to more patients in more settings. 
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One in Five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime

Current estimates are that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.

Sources: Stern RS. Prevalence of a history of skin cancer in 2007: results of an incidence-based model. Arch Dermatol. 2010 Mar;146(3):279-82. Robinson JK. Sun Exposure, Sun Protection, and Vitamin D. JAMA 2005; 294: 1541-43.

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One in Five will have Skin CancerOne in Five Americans Will Develop Skin Cancer in Their Lifetime
Tragic to think that there are roughly 3.5 million skin cancers diagnosed each year. The data points on the rise of skin cancer are staggering. Tragic to think that there are roughly 3.5 million skin cancers diagnosed each year in 2 million people, meaning around 57% of those people will have more than one skin cancer lesion that needs treatment.

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brooke.baldwin smallBrooke's Skin Cancer Experience
Her story skillfully provides a very realistic account of what happens when skin cancer takes hold.

Just like Brooke, once the diagnosis is confirmed, the thirst for knowledge begins and many online resources are just a click away to learn more about what skin cancer is, how it can affect you, your treatment options and clinicians that can help you manage it. Become informed and be your own best advocate.

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Skin Cancer  Foundation SPFSkin Cancer Foundation Provides the Seal of Recommendation
For more than 30 years, the Skin Cancer Foundation has been establishing standards of protection against the sun’s harmful rays. Currently they rank more than 80 brands and 1,020 products—everything from sunscreen lotion and makeup, to sunglasses, clothing and protective umbrellas. Products that meet the Skin Cancer Foundation’s standards earn the Seal of Recommendation. You can view a listing of all the products with Seals on their site.
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Case Studies

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Case Study 1 BeforePatient presented with a pink crusted papule on her nasal tip, which would not heal. A biopsy showed this to be a supercial and nodular basal cell estimated depth less than 3 mm.

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Case Study 2 BeforeThe patient was referred in for Mohs surgery; but, after discussing the need for a large skin graft and an extensive surgery, the patient opted for superficial x-ray.

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Case Study 3 BeforeThe patient is an 86 year old male with history of multiple dificult skin cancers of the head and neck.

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Case Study 4 BeforeThe lesion on the right upper lip was biopsied and found to be an SCC in situ that was amenable to SRT.

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Case Study 5 BeforeThe patient presents with a 6x6 mm pearly lesion on the right upper forehead which was found to be a Basal Cell Carcinoma.

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Videos

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your-health-nbc NBC correspondent Marianne Favro talks Xstrahl Skin Cancer Treatment

An avid golfer, David Newman has spent 60 years teeing up under the hot sun. After contracting skin cancer on his lower lip, he faced having a large chunk of his lip surgically removed.  He chose radiation therapy using the Gulmay Xstrahl Superficial Radiation Therapy system.  If successfully treated the cancer, without any disfigurement to the patients treated area.

 

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dr foreman video key Dr. Seth Forman - The Role of SRT
Dr. Seth Foreman discusses the latest, non-surgical treatment for skin cancer. He is the only board-certified dermatologist in Tampa to offer the SRT-100 -- Low Dose Radiotherapy.

The doctor says his patients are sick and tired of having surgery, the are sick of getting cut, they are sick and tired of the bleeding.

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Dr. Gary Monheit Dermatologist Dr. Gary D. Monheit - The Role of SRT
Dr. Monheit discusses how the tools originated by dermatology have revolutionized plastic surgery and reconstructive surgery. 

He shares his vision and insights on superficial radiotherapy (SRT).

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dr cognetta video key Dr. Cognetta & Dr. Hesselgesser
Doctors discuss their positive experiences with the SRT-100 in the treatment of skin cancer.

"I have been doing this for 27 years, I have treated well over 3500 skin cancers with superficial x-ray and have no mishaps and very few recurrences."

 

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