Melanoma is the most serious kind of skin cancer. Learn about our approach to melanoma treatment and metastatic melanoma treatment, as well as clinical trials for melanoma at the Abramson Cancer Center.
Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer. Other more common, but usually less serious, types of skin cancer include basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.
We have a nationally recognized team of doctors who have worked together for years caring for patients who have melanoma or are at risk for melanoma.
Our program also features innovative treatments like immunotherapy for metastatic melanoma and clinical trials that may be unavailable at most hospitals or cancer centers.
Learn more about our Melanoma Program
Read a melanoma patient's story
Proton therapy is a non–invasive, incredibly precise cancer treatment that uses a beam of protons moving at very high speeds to destroy cancer cells.
Our experienced cancer nurses and referral staff are here to help. Call 800-789-7366 (PENN) or complete an online request.
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