Today, there are nearly one million people living with melanoma in the U.S, and more than 160,000 Americans are expected to be diagnosed with melanoma in one year. With early, accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment, melanoma is highly treatable. The multidisciplinary melanoma team at UofL Health – Brown Cancer Center offers the most advanced surgical and medical therapies for patients at all stages of this disease. They offer a unique clinical expertise in melanoma and other skin cancers, and have been internationally recognized for their contributions to melanoma research and clinical care. The Brown Cancer Center was an early adopter of immunotherapies for melanoma and is now considered one of the top sites for immunotherapy trials.
UofL Health – Brown Cancer Center treats a wide variety of cancers and is nationally recognized for its clinical care, research, prevention, education and community outreach efforts. As the region’s only academic cancer center, we are dedicated to making the scientific discoveries that will lead to enhanced treatment opportunities – helping more patients and their families cope with cancer.
Our physicians are all professors at the University of Louisville School of Medicine with unique clinical expertise with melanoma and other skin cancers. Our specialists are not only the leading experts in the region but are internationally recognized for their contributions to melanoma research and clinical care. We are at the forefront of testing new drugs to activate your immune system against incurable cancers, and we’ve developed immunotherapies that are less toxic and save more lives than standard chemotherapies. We were an early adopter of immunotherapies in the mid-2000s for melanoma, and we’re now a top site for immunotherapy trials.
Brown Cancer Center provides the highest level of clinical cancer care in the region, access to the latest cancer research and the benefits of a team-focused, multidisciplinary approach.