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General enquiries:
+44 (0)207 935 4444
Book an appointment:
+44 (0)207 616 7693
Self-pay enquiry:
+44 (0)203 219 3315

Diagnosing skin cancer

Skin cancer diagnosis is increasing despite media messages regarding sun protection and increased awareness amongst the public.

The most serious types of skin cancer can be life threatening. For this reason, it is important to protect your skin from the sun and remain vigilant for new or changing growths.

Fortunately, most types of skin cancer to do not threaten general health or decrease life expectancy, but will still require some treatment.

Types of Skin Cancer

The following represent the more common types of skin cancer, although there are other rarer forms that we have the expertise to diagnose and treat.

  • Malignant melanoma
  • Basal cell carcinoma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Rare skin cancers

Whether you are simply worried that you may have a skin cancer, or have been formally diagnosed, our consultants are able to provide comprehensive treatment or a second opinion.

Pre-cancerous changes

There are a number of skin changes that can be an "early warning" that develop before an actual skin cancer forms.  Common examples are:

  • Lentigo Maligna
  • Actinic Keratosis

Treatment options

These can be treated in a variety of ways - both surgical and non-surgical.  Non-surgical treatments include creams and photodynamic therapy.

Medical Admissions

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Facilitating acute admissions into The London Clinic whilst maintaining the highest levels of safety and care, supported by a consultant on-call rota.

Concierge service

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We can support our patients with travel, hotel accommodation, London tours, plus theatre and restaurant reservations.

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Main numbers

General enquiries: 020 7935 4444 Appointments: 020 7616 7693 Self-Pay: 020 3219 3315

Other numbers

Concierge service: 020 3219 3323International office: 020 3 219 3266Invoice and payment enquiries: 020 7616 7708

Your call may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.

Medical service numbers

Breast services appointments: 020 7616 7653 Diagnostics appointments: 020 7616 7653 Endoscopy appointments: 020 7616 7760 Eye centre appointments: 020 7616 7768 Haematology appointments: 020 7535 5503 Kidney services appointments: 020 7224 5234 Liver services appointments: 020 7616 7719 Physiotherapy appointments: 020 7616 7651 Radiology appointments: 020 7616 7653

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