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About the Melanoma Treatment Center

  • The specialists at the Center for Melanoma Oncology at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center focus exclusively on melanoma, with expertise in all aspects of melanoma skin cancers, including treatment and prevention, research, and clinical trials. We work closely together to evaluate and treat patients with confirmed or suspected melanoma.

    Our clinicians understand that cancer treatment can be challenging both physically and emotionally, and we'll work with you to create a care plan that takes your individual needs into account.

    Learn how we diagnose and treat melanoma.

    Our treatment team is made up of health care professionals from a variety of disciplines, including dermatologists, nurse practitioners, physician's assistants, pathologists, surgical and medical oncologists, plastic surgeons, and radiation oncologists.

    We understand that cancer treatment can be challenging both physically and emotionally. That knowledge guides our treatment approach and informs how our specialists work with you to create a care plan that takes your individual needs into account.

    Our patients, and their families, have access to a range of support services, including nutrition counseling, support groups, and integrative (or complementary) therapies such as meditation and Reiki.

    Our specialists have expertise in treating many forms of melanoma, including:

    Read our Insight blog for information and inspiration about Dana-Farber treatment and research for melanoma.

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  • Information and Resources

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    Becoming a Patient

    As a new Dana-Farber patient, find answers to questions about your first visit: what to bring, how to find us, where to park, and how to prepare.

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    How Our Melanoma Patients Rate Dana-Farber

    Take a look at our patient satisfaction survey results for our patients treated for melanoma.
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    Support Services and Amenities

    We offer a wide range of services, from financial planning to creative arts to spiritual counsel, to support our patients through their cancer experiences.

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    Dana-Farber's Sun Safety/Skin Cancer Prevention Program

    Dana-Farber's Sun Safety/Skin Cancer Prevention Program works to reduce the incidence of skin cancer in Massachusetts through free education and free skin screenings for the public.

    Center for Immuno-Oncology

    The Center for Immuno-Oncology (CIO) conducts clinical studies in one of the most exciting areas of cancer research today: unleashing the power of the body's immune system to detect and combat tumors.