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Our skin and cancer center provides patients individualized treatment of skin cancers and benign growths. Our nationally recognized experts offer state-of-the-art treatment options for both non-melanoma and melanoma cancers, including therapies that are available only through clinical trials.

What is melanoma?

Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. It is also the rarest. It is the leading cause of death from skin disease.Other common types of skin cancer are squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma.

Multidisciplinary treatment team

Our multidisciplinary treatment team includes physicians, nurses and staff who are experts in all aspects of skin cancer. The exchange of knowledge and opinions among team members means that patients benefit from the combined expertise of multiple cancer specialists from many disciplines who carefully review patient information and develop the best possible treatment plan for each individual.


Our patients benefit from numerous services including:

  • Integrated clinical experience
  • Dermatology
  • Surgical oncology
  • Medical oncology
  • Radiation oncology
  • Plastic surgery
  • Pathology
  • Weekly tumor board
  • Clinical trial enrollment
  • Patient educators and resources
  • Spiritual guidance
  • Palliative care
  • Home care
  • Prevention and screening
  • Support groups

State-of-the-art technology and innovative therapy

Our renowned experts utilize the latest innovative technology to provide extensive treatment options. We offer a wide range of technologies in convenient outpatient settings, including:

  • Mohs micrographic surgery
  • Excisional surgery
  • Electrosurgery
  • Cryosurgery
  • Proton radiation therapy
  • Reconstructive Surgery

Patient Education

Want to know more? Check out our Patient Education section for more information.

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Clinical Trials: Melanoma

UF Health research scientists make medicine better every day. They discover new ways to help people by running clinical trials. When you join a clinical trial, you can get advanced medical care. Sometimes years before it's available everywhere. You can also help make medicine better for everyone else. If you'd like to learn more about clinical trials, visit our clinical trials page. Or click one of the links below:

Community and Patient Programs: Melanoma

Our community and patient programs provide great value to patients, families and loved ones. People can find support, educational materials, expert consultants and more. In most instances, these programs are offered free of charge.

News and Patient Stories: Melanoma

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