Skin Cancer Center

Programs and services

  • Early detection, diagnostics, therapy, and follow-­up care of patients with skin cancer (melanoma, epithelial tumors, cutaneous B- and T-cell-lymphoma, Merkel cell carcinoma, and other less common entities)
  • Dermatologic surgery of malignant skin tumors including extirpation of sentinel lymph nodes
  • Dermatohistopathology
  • Therapeutic decisions based on weekly multi­disciplinary tumor board meetings
  • Chemotherapy, Immunotherapy, and treatment with new cancer medications such as kinase ­inhibitors or antibodies
  • Participation in national and international clinical trials
  • Special consultations providing interdisciplinary collaboration with other medical disciplines

Cooperating institutions

  • Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology
  • Department of Internal Medicine II, special focus Oncology and Haematology
  • Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
  • Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Pediatric Surgery
  • Department of Nuclear Medicine
  • Other cooperating hospitals/institutions and practice-based physicians