A Word from Johann de Wet Founder of the Dermatology and Skin Cancer Institute "The Dermatology and Skin Cancer Institute was established in March 2020 with a specific focus on skin cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment. The objective was to provide Western Cape residents with a centre...

Skin Cancer Awareness Skin cancer is the most common malignancy in South Africa. There are two main categories of skin cancer – melanoma and non-melanoma. Non-melanoma skin cancers comprise basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Melanoma occurs less frequently, but is more aggressive...

Mohs Micrographic Surgery for eyelid cancers. Meet Dr. Mpopi Lenake, ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon.  She is one of the reconstructive surgeons who works closely with Dr. de Wet in the Mohs and reconstructive unit. In our latest blog post she shares her views on Mohs surgery...