Home > Dermatology > Removal of Suspected Cancer Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Mar 31, 2009 by CConnolly, Views: 1328 Dr. Coyle Connolly removes a lesion from the leg of a woman which is suspected of being an early cancer. Red scaly lesions that are not healing are suspicious for cancer. Pre Cancerous actinic keratosis can progress to squamous cell carcinoma and should be removed if a lesion has not healed in a few months. Sometimes these are removed with a shave biopsy, which determines if they were cancerous.