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At Northwestern Medicine, we are deeply committed to providing advanced care for skin cancer and reversing the growing prevalence of all forms of skin cancer.

Skin cancer is the most curable cancer when it's diagnosed and treated early. That’s why we offer skin cancer screening and treatments at locations in Chicago and the northern and western suburbs.

Our Mission

  • Provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art care to patients with skin cancer
  • Reverse the skin cancer epidemic by educating medical professionals and the general public about prevention, early detection and treatment of skin cancers
  • Continue and expand innovative clinical and basic science research that helps physicians better understand all aspects of skin cancers and allows them to discover new approaches for skin cancer prevention, diagnosis and management

Cancer Care Centers

Battling cancer is a multistep journey that may require many visits. During treatment, you need to devote your energy to getting healthy, not getting to the next appointment. That’s why treatment and support services at Northwestern Medicine are conveniently located throughout Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, so you can get quick access to all the expertise and support you need, close to home.

Dermatologic Cancer Care in Downtown Chicago

Cancer specialists within the Northwestern Medicine Skin Cancer Institute and the Northwestern Medicine Cutaneous Lymphoma Clinic provide dermatologic cancer care in downtown Chicago.

Dermatologic Cancer Care in the Northern Suburbs

Northwestern Medicine offers comprehensive care for dermatologic cancers in the northern suburbs.

Dermatologic Cancer Care in the Western Suburbs

The multidisciplinary skin cancer team at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital provide the latest diagnostic and treatment technology.


Looking for Comprehensive Melanoma Treatment?

In partnership with the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern Medicine brings you care for melanoma from our highly specialized physicians.

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Cancer Support Services

Northwestern Medicine offers a multidisciplinary approach to cancer care that includes support services to help nurture and sustain you and your family throughout your cancer journey.

Looking for a Cancer Second Opinion?

You deserve to be comfortable with your treatment decision and have confidence in your physician. A second opinion with another specialist can help you make the most informed choices.