The Coleman Foundation Comprehensive Melanoma Clinic at Rush University Medical Center is part of the comprehensive melanoma program which also includes the Pigmented Lesion Clinic. The Melanoma Clinic offers patients and families a comprehensive approach to the management of melanoma at any stage. Howard Kaufman, MD, is the clinical director of the Melanoma Clinic and has an extensive background in melanoma treatment and research.
The multidisciplinary clinic involves physicians and specialists from divisions that are integrated in the care of melanoma patients. Practitioners from surgical oncology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, dermatology, radiology, pathology and integrative medicine work collaboratively to provide the best individualized care for patients and their families.
- Diagnosis: Dermatologists, medical oncologists and surgeons at Rush examine patients for early signs of malignancy or premalignant lesions.
- Treatment: Treatment options may include surgery, immunotherapy, chemotherapy and radiation.
- Clinical Trials: A clinical trial is one of the final stages of a long and careful cancer research process. Learn more about clinical trials at Rush.
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