Radiation therapy can be used as an alternative to surgery or in addition to surgery for certain skin lesions. Radiation therapy can be an ideal alternative with excellent cosmetic results.

In case of "close margins" after surgery (in most cases this is defined as positive margin below 5mm, in some cases smaller than 1mm margin) - eBx can be used as an adjuvant treatment

Older patients on medication like blood thinners

When the patient cannot deal with a long healing process

When no visible scars are desired

High Risk patients with lesions less than 5cm that include


• Perineural invasion

• Lyphovascular invasion

• When it is problematic to do surgery

• Diabetic patients