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National Stress Awareness Month: Understanding How Stress Affects the Skin

The Arizona dermatologists and dermatology specialists at the Skin and Cancer Center of Scottsdale are warning Arizona residents about the effects stress has on the skin as a part of National Stress Awareness Month. What Is Stress? Originally defined as “the nonspecific response of the body to any demand for change” by Hans Selye in 1936, stress can occur when […]

What Makes Retinol So Effective?

Retinol is a popular ingredient in anti-aging products, but what makes it so effective? Scottsdale dermatologist Dr. Joseph Machuzak spoke with DermStore to discuss the benefits of Retinol, how often you should use anti-aging products and other ways to keep your skin looking youthful and fresh. Here’s what he had to say: “Both retinol and Retin-A are very effective exfoliants, […]

Scottsdale Dermatology Specialist Robert Casquejo Featured on Monster.com

Specific skills are needed to excel in the health care industry, but it’s key that workers understand which skills health care executives feel are most important. Recently, Robert J. Casquejo, PA-C and owner of Skin and Cancer Center of Scottsdale was featured on Monster.com, discussing what he believes to be the most crucial skill for health care provides to maintain. […]

Skin Inc. Magazine Features Skin and Cancer Center of Scottsdale

Skin and Cancer Center of Scottsdale’s new skin care and skin cancer awareness program for teens was recently featured in Skin Inc. Magazine, a leading publication for those in the professional skin care industry. The article discussed Skin and Cancer Center of Scottsdale’s focus on the importance of educating teens about proper skin care at young age as well as […]

Scottsdale Dermatology Specialists Travel to Kenya to Help the Medically Vulnerable

Valley dermatology specialists Robert J. Casquejo, PA-C and Board Certified Dermatologist Joseph Machuzak, M.D., each of the Skin and Cancer Center of Scottsdale, recently put their skills to work saving lives in one of the world’s most medically vulnerable countries, Kenya. Dermatology disorders in Kenya are both deadly and highly prevalent, counting as one of the top five most common […]

Arizona Skin Cancer Professional Warns Preventable Skin Cancers Brought on by Lifestyle Habits Developed Early in Life

One in five, that’s how many Americans are projected to get some form of skin cancer in their lifetime. One in 50 are expected to contract melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. The tragedy is that, despite these statistics, skin cancer is largely a preventable illness brought on by lifestyle choices that develop early in life. “While there are […]