Your personal team of experts, which includes oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, pathologists and a specially trained support staff, communicates closely about your skin cancer treatment. You are an important part of the care team, and will be involved in every decision.
It’s important to know that groundbreaking care can be found right here in Tucson. TMC is designed to serve the community by providing expedited cancer care through a team approach.
At TMC, experts in oncology, pulmonology, surgery, radiology and pathology work together to form a team of specialists to provide the best cancer care possible. Other professionals are included as needed.
Staff works together to provide:
About Skin Cancers: Skin cancer is the abnormal growth of skin cells—most often developing on skin exposed to the sun. But this common form of cancer can also occur on areas of your skin not ordinarily exposed to sunlight.
There are three major types of skin cancer — basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma.
You can reduce your risk of skin cancer by limiting or avoiding exposure to ultraviolet, or UV, radiation. Checking your skin for suspicious changes can help detect skin cancer at its earliest stages. Early detection of skin cancer gives you the greatest chance for successful skin cancer treatment