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Melanoma Program


The Melanoma Program at Boston Medical Center provides coordinated medical care for our patients with melanoma or atypical pigmented lesions in a state-of-the-art clinical facility. Our multidisciplinary team of physicians works closely together to determine individualized treatment plans that provide personalized therapies for our patients. Physicians in the Melanoma Program at Boston Medical Center work closely with administrative staff to coordinate patient visits and assist in enrollment of patients into clinical trials to validate new therapies. Our team of physicians is comprised of pioneers in the clinical treatment of melanoma and world-renowned investigators who use scientific research to improve the early detection, diagnosis and treatment of melanoma.

On this website, you'll find information about melanoma, the physicians who participate in our multidisciplinary treatment team and our approach to melanoma treatment. You will also learn about new discoveries we're making in the laboratory and the clinic that will allow our team to develop improved approaches to patient care.

Our staff can assist you with making an appointment and guide you during your visit to Boston Medical Center. Contact us at 617.638.7420 to learn more.

Omar Eton, MD, Rhoda M. Alani, MD and Maureen Kavanah, MD, are Co-Directors of the Melanoma Program.


BMC Dermatologists Address Treatments for Advanced Melanoma
BMC physicians are experts who provide the most current therapy and immunotherapy for patients with advanced melanoma. At the American Academy of Dermatology's Annual Meeting in March 2015, Rhoda M. Alani, MD, FAAD, and Debjani Sahni, MD, discussed what’s new and what’s ahead in the treatment of advanced melanoma. Read more here.