Nonmelanoma skin cancer care at Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic doctors are respected for their experience in diagnosing and treating nonmelanoma skin cancers. Skin cancer specialists at Mayo Clinic have cared for many people with skin cancer, including those with very rare types of this cancer.

Mayo Clinic doctors offer expert care for all types of nonmelanoma skin cancer, including:

  • Angiosarcoma
  • Atypical fibroxanthoma
  • Basal cell carcinoma
  • Cancer that spreads to the skin
  • Cutaneous B-cell lymphoma
  • Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
  • Extramammary Paget's disease
  • Merkel cell carcinoma
  • Sebaceous carcinoma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, dermatologists, surgeons, oncologists, pathologists, plastic surgeons, radiation oncologists and radiologists form a multidisciplinary team to care for people with nonmelanoma skin cancer. Other professionals are included as needed.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

People with nonmelanoma skin cancers who seek care at Mayo Clinic have access to the latest treatments.

Mayo Clinic doctors will work with you to review all of your treatment options and choose the treatment that best suits your needs and goals. The range of treatments offered to people with nonmelanoma skin cancer includes surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, photodynamic therapy, targeted drug therapy and immunotherapy.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience diagnosing and treating nonmelanoma skin cancer, including very rare types of this disease. This experience means your care team is equipped with the knowledge and resources to provide you with exactly the care you need.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, and Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Minnesota, and the five-state region of Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2023–2024 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings.

Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center meets strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, which recognizes scientific excellence and a multidisciplinary approach to cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Locations, travel and lodging

Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.

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Costs and insurance

Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.

In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals, or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.

Learn more about appointments at Mayo Clinic.

Please contact your insurance company to verify medical coverage and to obtain any needed authorization prior to your visit. Often, your insurer's customer service number is printed on the back of your insurance card.

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May 11, 2022