Skin Cancer Treatments

Skin Cancer Diagnostic clinics – Patients suspected to have cancer are referred via their GPs onto the 2WW (2 Week Wait) pathway and will be seen within 14 days of the referral being received.  The clinics are led by either a dermatologist or a consultant plastic surgeon who will assess the lesion and discuss treatment, if it is required. 

Teledermatology – An assessment of lesions via image/photograph; these are sent to the skin specialist team for advice regarding diagnosis or management.  It is a way for GPs to get an opinion from a skin specialist without having to refer patients through the normal referral pathway.

Specialist Skin Cancer clinics – These are held for transplant patients and skin cancer.

Day Case Surgery

Electrochemotherapy (ECT)

Complex reconstructive surgery and lymph node dissections for metastatic disease to the lymph-nodes

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy (SLNB) Service For Malignant Melanoma and Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Mohs micrographic surgery

Skin Cancer Specialist Nursing team – Skin Cancer Nurse Specialists (CNSs) are experienced nurses who give advice and support to people living with cancer.

Laser treatments

Radiotherapy, chemotherapy and immunotherapy treatments for skin cancer

Skin Cancer Treatments