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Basal Cell Carcinoma

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center brings the expertise of an interdisciplinary team to every patient we treat. That means your treatment plan is personalized for you and coordinated by our team of experts that specialize in skin cancer. Here, you will benefit from the latest surgical techniques and radiation oncology treatments; access to clinical trials working to discover new, safe, and effective treatments; and targeted therapies backed by our precision medicine program. Find comfort and confidence in knowing your cancer care is comprehensive and cutting-edge. 

One of only six Skin Disease Research Centers in the US

Mohs surgery—the most effective treatment for skin cancer

The ONLY NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama

Proton therapy—targeted radiation thats more effective and less harmful

The O’Neal Difference

We Lead the Way

Our providers are leaders in the field of skin cancer, writing the guidelines others follow. 

Mohs Micrographic Surgery 

A precision outpatient procedure that creates the smallest surgical wound possible and has a high cure rate – tissue is removed and examined while you wait

Metastatic Disease

Our team’s expertise and technology allow for treatment of metastatic disease not always able to be treated at other centers. 

Multidisciplinary Tumor Board

A team of specialists, including doctors, nurses, nutritionists, and mental health providers, meeting together weekly to plan a course of action specific to you.

Clinical Trials

Together, finding new ways to improve cancer care and survival

Targeted Proton Therapy

Home to the first proton therapy facility in Alabama; proton therapy uses more precise dosages to attack tumors. 


Schedule an Appointment

Find a Clinical Trial

Search for clinical trials and talk to your doctor about participating

Your Team of Basal Cell Carcinoma Experts

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center team believes that there’s a lot more to fighting cancer than just getting rid of cancer cells through treatment. We believe that comprehensive, holistic cancer care includes other aspects of your life that may have an impact on your overall well-being. After all, cancer changes everything. At UAB, you have a personalized team to support you. 

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