Physician referral, phone consults, hospital transfers • Call UK•MDs: 1-800-888-5533
Fax: 859-323-4607 or 859-257-6325
Markey Cancer Center’s Melanoma and Sarcoma Team specializes in treating melanoma, a type of skin cancer
where cancer cells are found in the melanocytes, the cells that produce color in the skin or pigment. Melanoma
may also be called cutaneous melanoma or malignant melanoma. Melanoma is the rarest, but most virulent, form
of skin cancer.
Melanoma is a more serious type of cancer than the more common basal cell cancer or squamous cell cancer.
Other types of skin cancer treated in this program include merkel cell cancer, cutaneous cell carcinoma and
For patient appointments call: 859-257-4490 or 866-340-4488
800 Rose St.
Lexington KY 40536
1000 S. Limestone
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40536
800-333-8874 (toll free)
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