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April K.S. Salama, MD
I am a medical oncologist who specializes in the treatment of patients with skin cancer. I am part of a team of surgical oncologists, dermatologists, and radiation oncologists who all work together to determine the best treatment approach for each patient. My focus is on treating patients with advanced melanoma, as well as melanoma that is at high risk for recurrence after surgery. We also treat patients with merkel cell carcinoma and advanced basal cell and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. We also have a number of clinical trial options available, allowing our patients access to the newest therapies available.
Clinical Focus and Research
- First Health
- Gateway Health Alliance
- Halifax Physician-Hospital Organization
- MultiPlan / Private Healthcare Systems
- OneNet PPO
Industry Relationships and Collaborations
This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has a working relationship (i.e. consulting, research, and/or educational services) with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.
- Array Biopharma Inc.
- BioCryst Pharmaceuticals
- Bristol-Myers Squibb