Shedding light on non-sun related melanomas.

Improving the lives of patients with rare melanomas through specialized care and research.

Our Mission

Welcome to the CU Center for Rare Melanomas, a joint clinical and research center dedicated to the understanding and treatment of rare, non-sun related types of melanoma such as mucosal, acral, and ocular. Our mission is to uncover causes and improve prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of rare melanomas through:

  • Cutting-edge basic, epidemiologic, and translational research
  • Development of clinical testing specifically for rare melanomas
  • Initiation of clinical trials designed for patients with rare melanomas
  • Building a collaborative network to link rare melanoma researchers and clinicians world-wide
  • Increase awareness of rare melanomas in the medical community and general public


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Center Overview


 

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  • Meet our faculty and staff
  • About the Patten-Davis Foundation 

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Clinic Overview


 

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Research Overview


 

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  • Learn about current projects
  • Collaborate with us
  • Request samples

Proceedings from the MRF sponsored Mucosal Melanoma Workshop are published!

Proceedings from the MRF sponsored Mucosal Melanoma Workshop are published!

Center for Rare Melanomas

CU Anschutz

Anschutz Cancer Pavilion

1665 North Aurora Court

3rd Floor

Aurora, CO 80045


Clinic: 720-848-0505 Laboratory: 303-724-1473

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