Why Roswell Park for Skin Cancer?

Our nationally recognized team

Roswell Park is among a select group of Comprehensive Cancer Centers designated by the National Cancer Institute, and the only one in the state outside of the New York City metro area.

  • Roswell Park is named a Best Hospital by U.S. News & World Report
  • Our experts sit on the National Comprehensive Cancer Center panels that write the treatment guidelines used around the world.

Our quality cancer care

We provide multidisciplinary cancer care that integrates the expertise from several specialists, including dermatologists, dermatopathologists, plus surgical, medical and radiation oncologists. Our comprehensive care includes:

  • High-volume experience in the latest surgical techniques, such as Mohs micrographic surgery, a specialized cancer surgery that results in higher cure rates — and minimizes scarring
  • Minimally invasive local therapies such as topical treatments and photodynamic therapy.
  • In-house head and neck surgery and surgical oncology for treatment of very large skin cancers
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery team to repair and restore skin tissue and facial structures and minimize scarring after removal of very large skin cancers
  • Clinical trials to access the very latest treatments

Our comprehensive support

We offer a range of holistic support services to care for you, not just your cancer, including nutrition services, physical therapy, acupuncture, spiritual care, counseling, music, art, and pet therapy, and more:

  • Young Adult Cancer Program to address the unique needs of patients in their 20s and 30s.
  • Tobacco cessation to help you quit the habit for good.
  • Survivorship Center to help you aim for a higher level of lifelong wellness.

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Roswell Park is ranked among the world's best specialized hospitals

Roswell Park is the only Upstate New York center to be named in the top 50 of Newsweek's 2022 World’s Best Specialized Hospitals for Oncology — and the only Buffalo-area center to be included on the full list of 250 top cancer hospitals internationally.

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