Gender Differences in Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Gender differences in Mohs micrographic surgery stem from various gender specific characteristics, including lifestyle, psychosocial and behavioral differences, sun exposure patterns and aesthetic concerns. These differences lead to variations in the tumor biology and anatomy of skin cancer. In addition, patient preferences and physician gender based biases influence the therapeutic approach and outcome of MMS in the different genders.
KeywordsMohs surgery Micrographic surgery Margin controlled surgery Surgical dermatology Gender differences Gender medicine Surgery outcomes Physician bias Cancer prevalence Cancer demographics Tumor biology Tumor location