When we hear the term “malignant,” it is difficult not to panic. Skin cancer can range from an excellent prognosis with minimal excision as the only treatment to the life-threatening melanoma. Surgical excision is the first line of treatment for any malignant mole, and it can sound a bit intimidating. In reality, it is something frequently done in your doctor’s office under local anesthetic. 

What to Expect From a Surgical Excision for a Malignant Mole