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Skin Cancer Diagnosis

A biopsy of the suspicious lesion is the only way to find out for sure if you have skin cancer. Your doctor will remove a small amount of tissue from the area. The sample then is looked at under a microscope. This also helps your doctor plan the best treatment for you.

Getting a Second Opinion at MD Anderson

The pathologists at MD Anderson are highly specialized in diagnosing skin cancer, from the more common to the extremely rare.

We welcome the opportunity to provide second opinions for skin cancer.

If you would like to get a second opinion at MD Anderson, call 1-877-632-6789 to make an appointment or request an appointment online.

Why Choose MD Anderson?

  • Most advanced skin cancer treatments, including least-invasive surgery
  • Most accurate diagnostic technology and methods
  • One of largest skin cancer programs in the nation
  • Range of clinical trials for skin cancer

Why Choose MD Anderson?

Treatment at MD Anderson

Basal and squamous cell skin cancers are treated in our:

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