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Anthony Olszanski (left) and Jeffrey Farma work with a team of melanoma specialists to design comprehensive treatment plans, from recognizing early signs to providing surgical treatments, for Fox Chase patients.Anthony Olszanski (left) and Jeffrey Farma work with a team of melanoma specialists to design comprehensive treatment plans, from recognizing early signs to providing surgical treatments, for Fox Chase patients.

When facing melanoma, where you go for care—and how quickly you are seen—can make a big difference. At the Fox Chase Cancer Center, we work with you to choose a treatment approach that offers the best chance of controlling your cancer and reducing the risk of recurrence. 

At Fox Chase, we draw upon the nationally-recognized experience of our multidisciplinary medical team to make individualized decisions for your type and stage of melanoma. The cutaneous oncology team meets regularly to review new or challenging cases in-depth and reach a consensus on treatment strategies. Through this coordinated approach, we strive to offer the most thorough and personalized care as well as access to innovative therapies for your cancer.

Why choose Fox Chase?

  • Highest designation from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, an elite center recognized for excellence in cancer treatment, research, prevention and education
  • Multidisciplinary team of physician leaders in the melanoma field   
  • Full spectrum of care for melanoma—from detection through survivorship   
  • Significant experience with open, endoscopic, laparoscopic, and robotic surgery  
  • Access to clinical trials for emerging and innovative therapies for melanoma  
  • Next business-day appointments with our melanoma specialists