Melanoma is treated within GWCC’s Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology Program. Melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, develops in the cells (melanocytes) that produce melanin — the pigment that gives your skin its color. Melanoma can also form in your eyes and, rarely, in internal organs, such as your intestines.
Melanoma is treated within the GW Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology Program
- Comprehensive General Dermatology and Cutaneous Oncology Services
The GW Cancer Center's Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology Program takes a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of melanoma. Our team includes dermatology, plastic surgery, medical oncology, genetic counseling, and dermatopathology.
Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology Program Information
Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic
The Department of Dermatology at the George Washington (GW) Medical Faculty Associates, the largest independent physician practice group in the D.C. region with more than 750 providers and 51 clinical specialties, is proud to announce the establishment of the Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic/Program. Learn more >>
Melanoma and Pigmented Lesion Clinic
Dr. C. Brandon Mitchell holds a weekly melanoma and pigmented lesion clinic to provide ongoing surveillance of patients with a personal hisotry of melanoma. In addition, we also see patients at elevated risk of melanoma including those with a personal history of dysplastic nevi (atypical moles) or a family history of melanoma. For patients with numerous dysplastic nevi, we utilize total body photography ('mole mapping') to assess for new or changing lesions. Learn more >>