NICE Guidance - Skin Tumours including Melanoma

The NICE clinical guidelines on skin tumours outlines how healthcare services for people with skin tumours should be organised. 


The guidance published in February 2006 and updated May 2010 indicates that 'protocols should cover the management of care for people in high risk or special groups'.  The guidance also indicates that certain types of treatment may also be needed by individuals who are at greater risk from skin cancer because of their genetic make up.

To view the updated guidance click on the link below:

Cancer Services Guidance, Skin Tumours including melanoma - issued May 2010

Further information is available to assist individuals with skin cancer to better understand the guidance and can be accessed by clicking the following link.

Healthcare services for skin tumours including melanoma

The information will enable individuals to discuss the timeliness of treatment for basal cell carcinomas with their doctor. 


 Originally produced by Professor P. A. Farndon, Clinical Geneticist, Jim Costello (deceased) and Margaret Costello.  We are reliant on a team of medical advisors for the clinical content of the website. We are grateful for their continuing support. 
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