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UCSF Dermatology Appointments


Sarah Arron, MD, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor
UCSF Department of Dermatology
Dermatologic Surgery and Laser Center

Specialty clinic whose goal is to provide the latest in medical and surgical care for patients who are at high risk for non melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) or for patients who develop multiple NMSC each year.

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Patients seen in this practice:

  • Organ transplant recipients
  • Genetic syndromes patients at increased risk for skin cancer
  • Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome, Xeroderma Pigmentosum, Basex's Syndrome, Rombo syndrome
  • Long term iatrogenic immunosuppression
  • Long term HIV survivors
  • Lymphoma patients (Chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Non Hodgkin's lymphoma)
  • Non-immunosuppressed patients that develop >5 non melanoma skin cancers per year (Basal Cell Carcinoma
    Squamous Cell Carcinoma)

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Clinical goals:

  • Preventative education
  • Early intervention
  • Administration of prophylactic regimens
  • Prompt surgical care that maximizes cure rates
  • Direct access to medical dermatologists and dermatologic surgeons

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Appointment and Contact Information

Appointments available 2nd & 4th Friday mornings of every month, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Contact information:
Phone (415) 353-7830 (ask for "High Risk Skin Cancer Clinic")
Fax (415) 353-7860

1701 Divisadero Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0316

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Updated: August 8, 2008
This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or health care provider. We encourage you to discuss with your doctor any questions or concerns you may have.
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