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Recognizing concerning skin lesions

Recognizing concerning skin lesions

Unlike the general public, where the most common skin cancer is basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma is the most common skin cancer seen in transplant recipients. Chronic immunosuppression also increases the risk of Melanoma and rare tumors such as Merkel Cell Carcinoma. The following links are good resources to learn how to identify these types of skin cancer:

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The High-Risk Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Clinic

503-418-3376

Toll-free: 

888-482-7546

Fax: 

503-494-6844

Clinic
co-directors

R. Samuel Hopkins, M.D.
R. Samuel Hopkins, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Medical Dermatologist


Justin Leitenberger, M.D.
Justin Leitenberger, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Dermatologic Surgeon

Our Location

Center for Health and Healing

3303 S.W. Bond Ave.
Portland, Ore. 97239
Located on the 16th floor