Hoag Melanoma/Advanced Skin Cancer Program

The Hoag Melanoma/Advanced Skin Cancer Program, in alliance with USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, is a comprehensive program in Orange County designed to take care of individuals with a diagnosis of melanoma and complex skin malignancies. Hoag Family Cancer Institute and Keck Medicine of USC's Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed this program to provide the very latest in therapeutic, surgical and ongoing medical management.

The skin cancer specialists from Hoag and USC will partner with your dermatologist to offer concentrated expertise in advanced diagnostics, therapeutics and prevention. This skilled team can offer second opinions, surgical consultation through both a surgical oncologist and plastic surgeon, clinical nurse navigation, access to leading clinical trials, and support and resources for the patient and their families.

Why Choose Hoag for Your Melanoma Care?

  • Comprehensive, Evidence-Based Program - The Hoag Melanoma/Advanced Skin Cancer Program was developed to focus on the patient, and the multiple aspects of care he/she may need throughout this journey. Hoag and USC are proud to offer one of the most complete and comprehensive programs in Orange County.
  • Multidisciplinary Team - Hoag and USC offer a comprehensive multidisciplinary team to evaluate and treat the spectrum of melanoma or advanced skin cancer. Our medical experts are subspecialty trained at world renowned institutions and are actively involved in research to continue the advancement of melanoma care.
  • Patient-Centered Care - A diagnosis of melanoma or advanced skin cancer can be difficult to manage emotionally, physically and financially. Hoag Family Cancer Institute offers comprehensive support services centered around the patient and their families. From support groups to one-on-one counseling, to educational and mind, body spirit workshops, Hoag Oncology Support Services​​ supports the whole person, and can link you to numerous resources for other types of support.
  • Clinical Nurse Navigator - A unique asset to a skin cancer program, Hoag offers dedicated clinical nurse navigators that help the patient and their families through diagnosis and treatment to survivorship.
  • In Alliance with Keck Medicine of USC - Through a special alliance with USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Hoag’s expert melanoma team includes Keck Medicine of USC subspecialists who bring academic expertise and access to advanced clinical trials.

To contact Hoag’s Melanoma/Advanced Skin Cancer Program, please call 877-494-3484.​