Skin cancer patient information

Diagnosing and treating common and rare skin cancers

Cancer

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every two years to make sure it is kept up to date.

About the rapid access skin assessment clinic

Description:
You have been referred to the Rapid Access Skin Assessment Clinic for assessment or treatment of a skin lesion. Our priority is to confirm or exclude a diagnosis of skin cancer. This leaflet provides information about the clinic and how it runs.

Photodynamic therapy (PDT)

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the photodynamic therapy (PDT), including the benefits, risks and alternatives. It also provides advice about wound care following the treatment.

The Melanoma Clinic at St John's Institute of Dermatology

Description:
This leaflet provides information about the clinic and tells you how to contact some of the people who may be caring for you.

Genetic testing for Xeroderma pigmentosum

Description:
This leaflet explains more about genetic testing for XP including the benefits, risks and any alternatives.

Forehead flap reconstruction

Description:
This leaflet explains more about forehead flap reconstruction to repair a wound on the nose after the surgical removal of skin cancer.

Radiotherapy for skin lymphomas

Description:
This information booklet is about radiotherapy for skin lymphomas, including Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma (which includes Sezary Syndrome & Mycosis Fungoides).

Dermatology day care - Nurse led care

Description:
This information sheet aims to help answer some of the questions you may have about your visit to the dermatology day care services.
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