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UCLA Skin Cancer Services

At UCLA, comprehensive care for skin cancer, both melanoma and non-melanoma, is provided by the Skin Cancer/Melanoma Program, which is administered through the UCLA Division of Dermatology.

UCLA's Division of Dermatology works to to provide excellence in the areas of patient care, research and teaching in order to improve quality of life for those suffering from skin diseases and to prevent dermatologic diseases.

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are carefully controlled research studies in which skin cancer patients help doctors and scientists find ways to improve health and cancer care, and to make sure the treatments are safe and effective. Each study is designed to address and answer specific scientific questions and to find better ways to prevent, diagnose or treat cancer. A clinical trial is one of the final stages resulting from the research conducted during intensive and lengthy laboratory studies.

If you are interested in finding out more about these studies, visit our Clinical Trials Guide for general information and a listing of currently open clinical trials.

Additional Resources

For more information on skin cancer treatment services at UCLA, visit the following related website:

Last updated: 5/26/2010 4:31:05 PM