Unparalleled expertise in skin cancer diagnosis and treatment.
The treatment of skin cancers such as melanoma has changed dramatically in recently years, with the advent of breakthrough therapies that harness the ability of the immune system to find and destroy cancer cells. The skin cancer experts at John Theurer Cancer Center—part of Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey—have been leaders in the development of every immunotherapy drug in use for melanoma today. No matter what kind of skin cancer you have, when you come to us for your care, you benefit from a multidisciplinary team of specialists with unparalleled expertise in skin cancer diagnosis and treatment. Our goal is to cure your cancer with attention to your cosmetic appearance, function, and quality of life. We don’t just care for you, but about you. In fact, according to Press-Ganey surveys, 99 percent of our patients report satisfaction with their care.
Comprehensive Skin Cancer Care
We treat every type and stage of skin cancer, from those in their earliest stages to metastatic disease, including:
- Squamous cell carcinoma
- Merkel cell carcinoma
- Cutaneous sarcomas such as dermatofibrosarcoma and superficial leiomyosarcoma
Our dermatopathologists are highly skilled in diagnosing your skin lesion. An accurate diagnosis is the first step in choosing the most effective therapy for your skin cancer.
Our Skin Cancer Specialists
Every Skin Cancer Specialist You Need
Your multidisciplinary care team includes dermatologists with extraordinary expertise in skin cancer surgery, including Mohs surgery and complex skin cancer operations; medical oncologists who use the latest anticancer drugs for skin cancer, based on the most recent research findings; a dermatopathologist, who has specialty training in skin cancer diagnosis; radiation oncologists; reconstructive surgeons; and clinical researchers evaluating promising new treatments. Through seamless integration, they collaborate and combine their knowledge, experience, and innovative thinking to design a plan of care that meets your individual needs. The care we provide is very personalized, enabling you to reach your doctor easily when you have questions or concerns.
A Precision Approach to Skin Cancer Treatment
We test each patient’s skin cancer to identify genetic mutations and learn about the molecular signals involved in skin cancer growth. We use the results of these tests to match you with targeted therapies. This “precision medicine” approach ensures that you receive the therapy that is best suited for the biology of your cancer.