Overview

Dermatologic Cancer Care in the Western Suburbs

If you have melanoma or other cutaneous malignancies, you’ll find comfort in knowing that the multidisciplinary skin cancer team at Northwestern Medicine Cancer Center Warrenville and Northwestern Medicine Cancer Center Delnor has the latest diagnostic and treatment technology, delivered by compassionate and expert caregivers. Our dedicated staff, including a dedicated nurse navigator, will be there to answer your questions and guide you through the evaluation and treatment process as well as connect you with beneficial support services.

We treat the following skin cancers:

  • Melanoma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Basal cell carcinoma
  • Merkel cell carcinoma
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
  • Pilomatrix carcinoma
  • Atypical fibroxanthoma
  • Cutaneous carcinosarcoma
  • Microcystic adnexal carcinoma
  • Sebaceous carcinoma

Our Melanoma and Cutaneous oncology team focuses on providing personalized treatments that follow national consensus guidelines while utilizing the most innovative and advanced therapy close to home in the western suburbs. Our cancer team is experienced and committed to helping you fight cancer. Cases are reviewed by specialists in the fields of dermatology, surgical oncology, medical oncology and radiation oncology.

Our skin cancer team provides the following services:

  • Excisional/shave/punch biopsy
  • Mohs surgery with reconstruction
  • Wide local excisions/reconstruction
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Completion lymphadenectomy
  • Individualized treatment strategies
  • Topical chemotherapy
  • Systemic chemotherapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • IMYLGIC intralesional injections
  • Isolated limb infusions
  • Stereotactic body radiotherapy
  • Genetic counseling
  • Survivorship program

Clinical Trials

Find out if there is a clinical trial for your type of cancer currently enrolling patients through Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital or Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital. Your doctor and our research team can tell you if you are eligible and answer any questions you may have. See the cancer clinical trials list.

Learn more about the benefits and guidelines for participating in a clinical trial from the National Cancer Institute*.

Know what questions to ask* when evaluating a clinical study at ClinicalTrials.gov*, a service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

Support Services

LivingWell Cancer Resource Center, part of Northwestern Medicine, can be a vital component of your treatment and recovery. LivingWell serves as a gathering place providing comfort and community to anyone experiencing the effects of cancer. The LivingWell staff works to ensure that you and your family feel less isolated, better informed, more hopeful and empowered to take on the challenge of facing cancer.

Learn more about cancer support services in the western suburbs.

Make An Appointment

The care team partners work with your referring physician to ensure coordinated care from diagnosis through survivorship. To make an appointment with a cancer specialist, please call 630.352.5450 (Warrenville) or 630.232.0610 (Delnor Hospital campus). TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833.

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