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The BreastCare Center at BIDMC provides exceptional treatment and support for women with breast cancer. We offer a full range of treatment therapies, including various types of surgery to remove tumors.
Cutaneous oncology is defined as all cancers that originate in one of the three layers of the skin: the epidermis, dermis, or subcutaneous fat layers. BIDMC has a long history of innovation in melanoma care, including the use of high dose interleukin-2, and more recently, immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy for treatment of metastatic disease.
Our surgeons have extensive experience in sentinel node biopsy and surgery for advanced or recurrent disease, including resection of abdominal metastases and major lymphadenectomy. We are also experts in the management of unusual non-melanoma cutaneous tumors, including Merkel cell carcinoma, dermatofibromasarcoma protuberans, extramammary Paget’s disease, and metastatic squamous cell carcinoma.
Our Melanoma and Skin Cancer Specialists
Our multidisciplinary team includes expert oncologists, radiologists, dermatopathologists and other clinical specialists. Together we offer world-class expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of skin cancers.
Sarcomas are rare tumors arising in connective and other soft tissues, such as muscle and fat, and their treatment demands deep experience and close coordination between surgeons and many other specialties. Surgery for intra-abdominal or retroperitoneal sarcomas, particularly if recurrent, is challenging and often requires multi-visceral resection involving multiple organs. Our surgeons have extensive experience in such situations.
Our Soft Tissue Sarcoma Specialists
Our highly experienced physicians and surgeons provide leading-edge sarcoma treatment using a multi-specialty approach. Our team includes oncologists, radiologists, pathologists and many other accomplished healthcare specialists.