Nonmelanoma Care

Basal Cell Carcinoma & Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Sunshine, they say, is good for the soul. But it’s dangerous for your skin. Sun exposure is the main cause of nonmelanoma skin cancers — the Number One most common cancer in the United States. One-third of Americans will have some sort of skin cancer lesion in their lifetimes.

The Scott & White Skin Cancer Team is experienced in detecting, identifying and removing your skin cancer lesions, including basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas. We use the most current diagnostic services and treatment techniques available to classify and remove your skin cancer lesions before they become invasive.

Comprehensive, Personalized Care

Sophisticated cancer care takes teamwork — the collaboration of a large group of specialists and subspecialists. That’s why at Scott & White you’ll have an Integrated Care Team dedicated to your care.

Your multidisciplinary team of diagnostic and interventional radiologists; surgical, radiation and medical oncologists — and many others — focuses on you and your care. And they do so in most cases in one location. Our physicians come to you.

Though you'll have a team of specialists and subspecialists overseeing your care, you'll have one lead physician. You'll know your doctor and your doctor will know you. Personalized care is the Scott & White way.

Your lead physician will take the time to listen to you and your concerns. The two of you will talk about your cancer and its effects on you and your loved ones.

In collaboration, your Integrated Care Team will meet to discuss your specific needs and determine the best treatment options for you to consider. Then, your lead physician will talk with you about the team’s recommendations.

Together, you and your lead physician can then decide which treatment plan is right for you and your quality of life. You’ll receive an individualized treatment plan, customized just for you. Throughout your care at Scott & White, your team will meet regularly to discuss your care and revise your treatment plan based on your needs.

It’s all part of our mission to provide you with comprehensive, personalized care.

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Proven Commitment to Excellence

Scott & White’s commitment to excellence in diagnosis, care and treatment is reflected in our ongoing efforts to provide a comprehensive, world-class Skin Cancer Program:

  • Dermatologists with advanced training in all types of skin cancer care
  • Dermatologic surgeons with additional training in skin cancer surgical techniques
  • Mohs surgeons with expertise in this fine-skilled microsurgical method
  • Nationally recognized radiation oncologists providing advanced forms of computer-guided radiation therapy that spares surrounding healthy tissue
  • Nationally recognized medical oncologists offering the safest, most progressive and effective chemotherapy protocols
  • Outstanding imaging and pathology services
    • Our diagnostic radiologists are nationally recognized in identifying tumors.
    • Our fellowship-trained dermatopathologists are highly skilled at classifying and staging cancer; they’re experts at detecting markers that assist your care team in planning your treatment.
  • Vitally involved in research and ongoing clinical trials, working with the Scott & White Cancer Research Institute, enabling us to offer you the most advanced care and treatment options available
  • Convenient regional locations that make it easier for you to receive treatment without giving up an entire day

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